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The Regional Cholera Platforms in Africa bring together multi-sectoral partners from different organizations involved in cholera prevention, preparedness, or response in the region.

Where we work?

We work in more than 45 countries across the two regions of Western & Central Africa (24 countries), and Eastern & Southern Africa (21 countries)

What we do?

The Regional Cholera Platforms aim to improve cholera control and prevention across Africa through operationalization of an integrated strategy towards elimination.

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Cholera Outbreaks in Central and West Africa : 2018 Regional Update - Week 06

Faits saillants :

Nigéria : 15 cas ont été rapportés dans les Etats de Enugu et Ebonyi à la semaine 5. Depuis le début de l’année, 1 cas a été analysé et confirmé en laboratoire.

R. D. Congo : Lors des semaines 5 et 6, des cas ont été rapportés dans les principaux foyers. Si la situation semble évoluer favorablement Kinshasa, de nouveaux foyers épidémiques se déclarent le long du Fleuve Congo.

Libéria : Des cas sporadiques continuent d’être rapportés, respectivement 6 et 1 cas à S5 et S6.

Sierra Léone : 1 cas suspect a été rapporté à la semaine 5.


Nigeria: 15 cases were reported in Enugu and Ebonyi States at week 5. Since the beginning of the year, 1 case was analyzed in laboratory and confirmed.

D. R. Congo: At week 5 and week 6, cases were reported in the main affected areas. While the situation seems to evolve positively in Kinshasa, new outbreaks are occurring along the Congo River.

Liberia: Sporadic cases were reported at week 5 and week 6, respectively 6 cases and 1 case.

Sierra Leone: 1 suspected cases was reported at week 5.


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Supported by

European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)

The United Nations Children's Fund

Our Offices

  1. UNICEF Regional Office for West & Central Africa (WCARO)
    Immeuble Madjiguene – Almadies Dakar
    P.O. Box 29720 Senegal
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  2. UNICEF Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa (ESARO)
    Block F" and part of E" ,Gigiri United Nations Avenue  Limuru Road
    P.O. Box 44145  Nairobi, Kenya 00100
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Dakar , Senegal

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