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- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
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To determine whether pre-emptive oral cholera vaccination reduces disease severity and mortality in people who develop cholera during an outbreak.
Peter Heudtlass, Niko Speybroeck, Debarati Guha-Sapir
Institut de Recherche Santé et Société (IRSS), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
• Forced migrants are an extremely vulnerable population, but reliable data on all-cause mortality are chronically scarce.
• Almost all available estimates are based on data that are collected by humanitarian organizations and often suffer a lack of precision and potential publication bias.
Following a decade of decreasing child mortality, recent surveys report worsening of the situation, particularly in border states
Immunisation coverage (MCV) has improved but is still below the recommended level in most states and should remain a priority for aid programming
Certain South Sudanese states perform better than others in the provision of health services
The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) is a Brussels based academic research institution which has been undertaking epidemiological research into international disaster and conflict health for over 30 years. This analysis forms part of a loose series of country analyses produced by CRED staff. Former country analyses have been conducted on Ethiopia, Darfur, Somaliaand and Zimbabwe.