Govt. Somalia
Government based in Somalia

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09 Oct 2017 description

Mogadishu, 9th October. High-level technical experts from around the world have met this weekend in Mogadishu to kickstart a Government-led Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

05 Sep 2017 description
  • A total of 68 new cases of AWD where reported in week 34 compared to 97 cases in week 33

  • The new AWD cases were reported from 11 districts in 3 regions of which 87% where reported from Banadir region

  • No new deaths have been reported from all the zones over the past 2 weeks

  • A cumulative total of 60,356 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017

31 Aug 2017 description

The purpose of this note is to facilitate access for Programme Managers to technical guidance and guidelines on measles. Especially to help ensure that health workers have access to the Somalia Treatment Guidelines which provide guidance on the appropriate management of measles for use at different levels of the health system, including recommended vitamin A dosage and supportive care/management of complications of measles.

Please find below links to relevant publications and updates:

30 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 97 new cases of AWD where reported in week 33 compared to 163 cases in week 32

  • The new AWD cases were reported from 12 districts in 5 regions of which 64% where reported from Banadir region

  • No new deaths have been reported from all the zones over the past 2 weeks

  • A cumulative total of 60,288 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017

21 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 163 AWD/cholera cases and no deaths (CFR-0%) were reported from 22 districts in 9 regions during week 32. Of these, 82 cases (50%) were reported from Banadir region.

  • There was a 30% decrease in the number of new AWD/cholera cases from 234 cases in week 31 to 163 cases in week 32.

  • The number of cases in South Central decreased from 205 and 2 deaths during week 31 to 144 cases and no deaths in week 32.