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02 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Health cluster partners provided consultation services to 385,574 individuals in 371 health facilities (including 15 mobile health units). Of this, 185,844 were reached through funds received from the humanitarian appeal process.

• The effects of floods has led to the increased cases of vector borne diseases including malaria. In July, a total of 1,4822 confirmed cases were recorded by health cluster partners.

• During 2018, 6,9794 suspected cases of measles were reported, of this 562 was reported in July.

30 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Health cluster partners provided consultation services to 805,167 individuals in 395 health facilities (including 19 mobile health units).

• In attending to the flood affected patients, partners continue to record increased incidences of malaria. A total of 7,0042 confirmed cases of malaria were reported in 2018.

• During 2018, 5.0474 suspected cases of measles were reported, 650 in May and 419 in June.

• In response to flooding along river Juba and Shebelle, partners provided health services to 665,128 patients.

30 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In March and April 2018, health cluster partners provided consultation services to 559,772 individuals in 263 health facilities (including mobile health units). This includes 326,358 females and 219,131 children under five.

  • Health cluster partners participated in the mass measles vaccination. A total of 3.6M children were vaccinated against measles. The campaign started in February in Puntland where 933,406 children were vaccinated.

07 Mar 2018 description

Highlights

• Almost half of the 12.3 million population of Somalia, 5.5 million people, are in urgent need of emergency health services. Insecurity, displacement, poor health seeking practices, concentration of health facilities in urban areas, as well as the continuous spread of measles, AWD/ Cholera and complications arising from severe malnutrition has complicated health crises in Somalia.

28 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • In 2018, humanitarian organisation in Somalia estimated approximately 6.2M to be need of some kind of protection and humanitarian assistance. This equates to about half the total population of Somalia.

  • Of this 6.2M, humanitarian actors have targeted to reach 5.4M.

21 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • Almost half of the 12.3 million population of Somalia, 5.5 million people, are in urgent need of emergency health services. Insecurity, displacement, poor health seeking practices, concentration of health facilities in urban areas, as well as the continuous spread of measles, AWD/ Cholera and complications arising from severe malnutrition has complicated health crises in Somalia.

20 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

• The health cluster mobilized partners in response to the large scale attack in Mogadishu in which 358 people (including missing ) died while 525 people were injured. The cluster coordinated the delivery of about 20 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies to trauma facilities throughout the capital

• The health cluster through its partners has provided more than 2.6 million health consultations from the beginning of the year. It has provided more than 274 thousand consultations in October alone which is 77% of its monthly target.

27 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • Since the beginning of 2017, more than 2.36 million Somalis have received primary and/or basic secondary health care services including 282,000 individuals in September

11 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • On the 13th of August, a national event was held by the government in Mogadishu to celebrate 3-years Polio Free Somalia. The President of the Federal Government of Somalia, Cabinet ministers, WHO Regional Director, DSRSG/UNRC/HC and others attended this national celebration of this event.