Nigeria

Nigerian Conflict - Armed Conflict in the Northeast - Situation Report #4 | 6 - 12 September 2016

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  • The WHO in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and State Ministry of Health, Borno trained 28 community resource persons (CORPs) from newly liberated areas on Integrated Management of Childhood Illness including handwashing, breastfeeding and malnutrition screening.
  • The WHO team visited Monguno Local Government Area (LGA) to determine the feasibility of expanding the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS) and conduct rapid health facility assessments in Monguno LGA.
  • In response to the polio outbreak in Borno State, WHO and other partners, UNICEF, CDC, Rotary and CORE Group supported the Ministry of Health to plan for the upcoming vaccination campaigns that start on 17 September 2016.
  • The Rapid Response Team that travelled to investigate an alert of acute watery diarrhoea in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno State, arrived in Rann and have commenced investigations.