South Sudan Emergency humanitarian situation report Issue 6, 04 – 17 February 2013

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 17 Feb 2013 View Original

HIGHGLIGHTS

  • Investigated a suspected measles outbreak in Alaka and Foukara payams, Renk County

  • Coordinated with ICRC,MSF NDH and SMOH Jonglei state to ensure that the injured people in Walgak access life saving surgery.

  • During this reporting period, the program supported all the states to conduct support supervision visits to the states to conduct AFP case search.

  • Supported ACROSS with assortment of drug and other medical supplies to respond to health needs of the refugees in Ngorom and Lasu Refugee camps.

  • In collaboration with IGAD and UNMISS, WHO conducted a training on Integrated Management of Childhood illnesses for the State Ministry of Health officials and frontline workers drawn from the counties in Northern Bahr el Gahzal state

  • Handed over the newly constructed Maternity Ward in Bor State hospital funded by CIDA in a bid to improve maternal health in the state.