Berlin / Nairobi – A new SMART Survey compiled by the Kenyan Ministry of Health as well as the UN and non-governmental organizations shows critical levels of acute malnutrition in Turkana. The trend indicates a worsening situation compared to June 2016 and January 2017. High level of severe malnutrition noted across the sub counties with Turkana South at 12%, summarize the experts of the SMART Survey.
WHO classified German Johanniter International Assistance in the category EMT 1 mobile
Frankfurt / Berlin – Johanniter International Assistance was successfully classified as Emergency Medical Team 1 mobile (EMT 1 mobile) by the World Health Organization (WHO). Johanniter is the first team worldwide classified in this category and also the first non-governmental organisation having passed this process.
Five years into a conflict that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, conditions confronting civilians in Syria continue to deteriorate, particularly for children and youth. Warring parties continue to violate UN Security Council resolutions and international humanitarian law by deliberately and wantonly attacking civilians and civilian infrastructure, including homes, markets, schools and hospitals leaving a deadly legacy of Unexploded Ordnance.
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The integrated nutrition and retrospective mortality survey was carried out by Johanniter International Assistance in Jur River County, Western Bahr el Ghazal (WBG) State in collaboration with WBG SMOH and Jur River County Health Department. Located in east and northeast parts of the State, the Jur River County is divided into six payams- Marial Bai, Wambai, Udici, Kangi, Kuajena and Roch Roch Dong with Nyinakok as County head quarter