Somalia

Somalia Health Cluster Bulletin #30 December 2009

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The Somalia Health Cluster Bulletin provides an overview of the health activities conducted by the health cluster partners operating in Somalia. The Health Cluster Bulletin is issued on a monthly basis; and is available online at www.emro.who.int/somalia/healthcluster Contributions are to be sent to cluster@nbo.emro.who.int

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- A bomb attack at the graduation ceremony in the medical school of Banadir University (Mogadishu) killed at least 15 and wounded more than 50 people on 3 December.

- One out of 7 samples collected in Banadir Hospital (Mogadishu) tested positive for Vibrio chol-erae. This is the only confirmed cholera case reported in the month of December.

- One newly-opened MCH in Hudur town and 5 health posts established in the district are providing health services in the underserved area of Bakool Region.