Nigerian Conflict - Armed conflict in the Northeast - Situation report # 28 | 01 - 30 April 2017
WHO Country Representative, Nigeria, Dr. Wondi Alemu visited hard-to-reach areas in Yobe and in Borno state including Kukarieta and Ngamdu in order to personally appreciate the critical conditions of the affected population.
WHO provided technical support for the vaccination of 185 201 persons aged 9 – 15years with Men A vaccine and more than 5000 aged 2-8years with Pentavalent in Yobe state.
Trained 80 clinicians, laboratory scientists and nurses in Borno and Yobe states on CSM diagnosis and case management.
Conducted trainings on SAM with medical complications and warehouse management.
Completed the construction of Viral Haemorrhagic Fever VHF/Lassa isolation Centre at the Mulai Hospital, Maiduguri, Borno state.
Conducted an evaluation of the Community Resource Persons (CORPs) activities in six LGAs: Bama, Biu, Mafa, Monguno, MMC and Ngala with a view to improving their performance.