The report presents the results of a nutrition and mortality survey conducted by Concern Worldwide in Aweil West in Northern Bahr El Ghazal (NBeG) State in South Sudan in April 2014. The main objective of the survey was to determine the level of acute malnutrition among children aged 6-59 months and analyse possible factors contributing to malnutrition.
Mwashi, RD Congo | AFP | lundi 24/11/2014 - 08:29 GMT
Par Habibou BANGRÉ
Faim et maladie, c'est le quotidien éprouvant des déplacés du camp de Mwashi, dans le sud-est de la République démocratique du Congo, qui refusent de rentrer chez eux avant la neutralisation complète des maï-maï séparatistes Bakata Katanga.
Survey date: 16 – 28 April 2014
Final Report: 29 August 2014
Duration: August 22nd -28th, 2014
Twic East County is located in Jonglei State, which is the largest state in South Sudan. The county is composed of five Payams namely: Pakeer, Ajuong, Nyuak, Lith and Kongor with an estimated population of 111,935 people1 (before the outbreak of violence that led to population displacement).
Upper Nile State is located in Northeast of South Sudan and is bordered by Ethiopia to the East, Jonglei State to the South, Unity state to the West and Sudan to the North. Upper Nile State has an area of 77,283 square kilometres and is composed of twelve counties, namely Fashoda, Malakal, Panyikang, Manyo, Renk, Maban, Melut, Baliet, Nasir, Longochuk, Maiwut and Ulang.
Pibor county is located in Jonglei State, South Sudan, near the border with Ethiopia (Figure 1) and is predominantly inhabited by semi-normadic agropastoralists of the Murle tribe. The county has an approxiate total population of 148,5001. Only 4 payams (Pibor, Gumruk, Lekuangole and Verthet) out of 8 have a ￼ Pibor town is the administrative headquarter of the county, from 1,000 to 3,000 depending on sources2
El presidente Otto Pérez Molina, en una visita de trabajo al municipio de Ciudad Vieja, departamento de Sacatepéquez, encabezó el acto de la tercera entrega en el año de Mi Bono Seguro, que beneficia a ocho mil 251 familias de la región. En la actividad, realizada este sábado en Ciudad Vieja, el mandatario expresó su confianza en que las madres de familia beneficiadas darán buen uso a esta ayuda económica de los programas sociales del gobierno.
Tonj East is one of the three counties within the greater Tonj, located in Warrap State, South Sudan (Figure 1). Currently, Comitato Collaborazione Medica (CCM from the Italian Development Cooperation) provides Primary Health Care (PHC) services in the county and operates 2 PHC Centers (PHCCs) and 8 PHC Units (PHCUs) in the 6 payams of Tonj East. There are no ongoing nutrition activities since the closure of World Vision International (WVI) program activities at the end of January 2014.
El presidente Otto Pérez Molina efectuó una gira de trabajo por Baja Verapaz, en la que encabezó la entrega de Mi Bono Seguro para un total de 17.156 madres de familia del departamento. La actividad se realizó en el municipio de Cubulco, donde supervisó la tercera entrega de la boleta que acredita la transferencia monetaria condicionada del programa a 3.438 usuarias en situación de pobreza y pobreza extrema de este poblado.
Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 23 November 2014 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- (UNHCR) – Earlier this year, the Government of the United Arab Emirates made a generous AED 18 million (US$ 5 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for the provision of health assistance in the Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan, of which AED 7 million (US$ 2 million) will be allocated to health activities and AED 11 million (US$ 3 million) for water, sanitation and health (WASH).
- New Confirmed cases = 47 as follows:
Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 0, Kono = 0 Bombali =4, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 3, Tonkolili = 5 Bo = 1, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 1, Pujehun = 0 Western Area Urban = 26, Western Area Rural = 7
- Cumulative confirmed cases = 5,402 as follows:
Kailahun = 561, Kenema = 494, Kono =72 Bombali = 763, Kambia = 60, Koinadugu = 78, Port Loko = 779, Tonkolili = 330 Bo = 236, Bonthe = 3, Moyamba = 156, Pujehun = 30 Western Area Urban = 1,082, Western Area Rural = 758
QUETTA: Two more polio cases were reported in Balochistan on Saturday, taking the number of polio victims to 14.
According to health officials, polio virus was detected in an 18-month-old girl Bibi Amina who is a resident of Killi Tarkha, Quetta.
The second case was confirmed in Balochistan’s Khuzdar district.
Shah Zaman, a resident of Chandni Chowk in Khuzdar, fell prey to the virus even though he was administered polio drops, according to health officials.
I. ALERT STATUS OF MAVON VOLCANO
In a graduation Ceremony Swedish Committee for Afghanistan certified 21 new midwifes on successful completion of two years midwifery education in Samangan. New midwifes were swearing the oath of loyalty to the midwifery profession and providing qualitative and equal health services to women. This was the fourth batch of graduated midwifes in Samangan province.
Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are approaching a significant milestone: the eradication of type 3 wild poliovirus.
The last case of polio caused by the type 3 virus was reported in Yobe, Nigeria, on 10 November 2012.
"We may have eradicated a second of three; that's a major milestone," said Dr. Stephen Cochi, a senior adviser at the Center for Global Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaking to the BBC.
20 NOVEMBER 2014
Our spokesperson Chris Gunness has the following to say on the situation in Yarmouk Camp
"UNRWA was cleared to distribute humanitarian assistance in Yarmouk today, 20 November, for the first time this week. UNRWA distributed a total of 200 food parcels, 200 hygiene kits and provided primary health services to 54 civilians over the course of the day. The team arrived at the distribution point at 10:45, commencing distribution at 12:25 and finishing at 14:35.
AMMAN, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) donated USD 18 million to Jordan Sunday as part of Kuwait's efforts to help regional countries cope with influx of Syrian refugees.
The grant agreement was signed by KFAED Director General Abdulwahab Al-Bader and Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ibrahim Saif.
The bulk of the donation, USD 15 million, would fund the improvement of health care for Syrian refugees, Al-Bader told KUNA after the signing ceremony.