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Joint Cholera Initiative for Southern Africa (JCISA) - Sub-regional up-date on Cholera; 2017 – Week 12 (16 April 2017)


  • All five priority countries have reported outbreaks in 2017, ranging from 6 cases in Zimbabwe to 2,122 in Mozambique (where most cases are centred in Tete and Nampula provinces).
  • The outbreak in Mozambique has spread to Malawi's southern districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa.
  • The Tanzania outbreak has considerably reduced but continues with sporadic cases in Dar es Salaam.
World Health Organization
United Nations Children's Fund
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
16 Apr 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report