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30 Nov 2017 description

Mogadishu, Somalia, 30 November 2017-- The World Health Organization (WHO) in cooperation with the Somali Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) has concluded in Mogadishu today a five-day national cascade training on management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) with medical complications.

This cascade training which marked the participation of 24 health workers from 12 nutritional stabilization centers in Somalia aimed at improving the quality of services in nutrition stabilization centers and reducing the mortality rate resulting from the mismanagement of SAM cases.

27 Nov 2017 description

Following the massive bomb explosion in Mogadishu on 14 October, the Federal Government of Somalia, humanitarian organizations, the UN, NGOs, donors, the private sector, member states and civil society organizations have stepped up search and rescue efforts, including providing urgent life-saving assistance through the government-led emergency response center. Assistance provided so far include earthmoving and fire equipment, ambulances, cash, medical and food supplies and tents.

13 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 36 new cases of AWD were reported in week 44 compared to 26 cases in week 43 in Central zone

  • The new AWD cases were reported from 8 districts in one region, of which 100% were reported from Banadir region

  • No new death was reported in the one zone

  • A cumulative total of 60,763 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017

29 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 26 new cases of AWD were reported in week 43 compared to 23 cases in week 42 in Central zone

  • The new AWD cases were reported from 11 districts in one region, of which 100% were reported from Banadir region

  • No new death was reported in the one zone

  • A cumulative total of 60,727 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017

25 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 54 new cases of AWD were reported in week 41 compared to 47 cases in week 40 in South Central and Puntland zones

  • The new AWD cases were reported from 11 districts in two regions, of which 69% were reported from Banadir region

  • No new death was reported in the two zones

  • A cumulative total of 60,678 cases and 820 deaths have been reported in 52 districts of 16 regions of South central and Puntland since January 2017

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