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Jordan: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014 (Health)

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JUNE HIGHLIGHTS

  • First round of Sub National Immunization Days conducted from 8th – 19th June in camps and outside the camps; 199,439 children 0-5 years including 75,395 Syrian and 11,959 other nationalities reached with two drops of oral polio vaccine

  • During June 3,915 new arrival Syrian refugee children aged 6 months -15 years were vaccinated against measles by IOM with a coverage of 99.9 %

  • RRP6 revision completed; in Health sector revised appeal is $94,877,368 which is a total reduction of $26,103,640; 13 agencies reduced their budget; 2 agencies removed their activities, 2 new agencies added activities

  • UNHCR supported a series of training in Non-communicable Disease Management in Primary Health Care in Amman. Two six-day workshops for doctors, and two three-day workshops for nurses and health educators were conducted for a total of 42 nurses and health educators and 45 doctors.

  • For the period of 31 May to 13 June MoH provided the following health services for Syrians in Irbid governorate: in Hospitals: 2016 outpatient visits, 1314 emergency department visits, 300 inpatients and 87 surgeries; while in Public Health Centres 7687 health services were provided

  • During the month of June in Azraq Camp a total of 5594 consultations were performed by IMC (4810 acute, 300 chronic medical conditions, 56 mental health conditions and 48 were injuries).

  • Assessment of health status and access to health care of Syrian refugees in Jordan completed by WHO, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH) and UNHCR. Survey was implemented in Amman, Irbid, Mafraq, Ajloun, Jerash, Zarqa, Balqa, Madaba, Maan, Tafileh, and Aqaba governorates of Jordan. Training started on June 4th, 2014 and data collection finished on June 24th 2014.