Somalia Emergency Health Update - Weekly Highlights 21 - 27 January 2012



  • Starting on 5th February, more than 5000 vaccinators will be trained to carry out the first round of Child Health Days activities in Somaliland, which are planned for from 19-23 February 2012.
  • During the reporting week, fighting broke out in Buhodle town (Togdheer region) after armed soldiers engaged in fighting with tribal militia in Buhodle. Initial reports indicated 26 deaths and 23 casualties were admitted at the Mudug Regional Hospital.