Nigerian Conflict - Armed conflict in the Northeast - Situation report # 28 | 01 - 30 April 2017

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 30 Apr 2017 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.