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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 - Nigeria | Geographical representation of Cholera cumulative cases - Week W1 to W53 (2015)

Cholera - Nigeria
Geographical representation of Cholera cumulative cases - Week W1 to W53 (2015)

Nigeria recorded cholera cases throughout the year, with a decline of overall incidence in the last weeks of 2015. The most affected areas are similar to the ones from previous years: States in the surroundings of the Lake Chad and the ones in the South of the Guinean Gulf. Serious reporting discrepancies were observed
between states and federal levels, suggesting underreporting in the federal cholera database.

Therefore, the allegedly decline in cholera cases at the end of 2015 should be taken with cautious; additional efforts to reinforce surveillance system are mandatory in
order to effectively inform strategies to tackle and prevent cholera outbreaks in country.

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Supported by


European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
ECHO


UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)
UK AID


The United Nations Children's Fund
UNICEF

Our Offices

  1. UNICEF Regional Office for West & Central Africa (WCARO)
    Immeuble Madjiguene – Almadies Dakar
    P.O. Box 29720 Senegal
    Email : contact@choleraplatform.info  | jgraveleau@unicef.org

  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
    Email : gtabbal@unicef.org
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Dakar , Senegal

Email : contact@choleraplatform.info
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Nairobi,Kenya

Email : gtabbal@unicef.org