Category 1 & 2
In addition to process below, category 1 NMC must be reported to the local health authority immediately using the most rapid means.

Health facility based reporting (ALL hospitals, clinics, private practice)
Electronic notification via the NMC APP Download the NMC APP from the NICD website (NMC page) or via your cell phone app store. Refer to the NMC APP user manuals below:

NMC Surveillance User Guide (Android)
NMC Surveillance User Guide (Web)

1. Capture the NMC case details onto the NMC mobile or web APP (New Case tab).
2. Upon completion of data capture, save the data and the notification will automatically be sent to all relevant focal people at Health Establishment, Sub-District, District, Province & National.


Paper based notification (also refer to SOP for NMC reporting)
1. Complete the NMC Case Notification Form.
2. Send the NMC Case Notification Form to or fax to 086 639 1638 or NMC hotline 072 621 3805. Form(s) can be sent via sms, whatsapp, email, fax.
3. Send a copy to the NMC focal person at Sub-District/District (details given on the cover page of the NMC booklet).

Laboratory based reporting (ALL laboratories) (Refer to SOP for Laboratory based NMC reporting)
Category 1 & 2
1. Send daily NMC case line lists to or fax to 086 639 1638
2. Send a copy to the NMC focal person at Province/Sub-District/District (details available on the NICD website).
Category 3 & 4
Weekly and monthly submission of NMC case line lists to the contact details above.

Downloadable Document: How to Notify (March 2018)

For Any NMC Related Questions/Queries/Concerns?

NMC helpline: 072 621 3805
Fax: 086 639 1638