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South Sudan Emergency humanitarian situation report Issue 9, 17 March – 24 March 2013

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 During this reporting, WHO and other partners supported the Ministry of Health to conduct the polio campaigns for children under 5 years in all the states.

 Conducted a rapid health assessment in Koch County for Kala azar outbreak.

 The organization supported MEDAIR with technical support to conduct investigations of suspected measles cases in Mareang and nyadine villages in Fangak county, Jonglei state.

 Medical supplies including assorted antibiotics and essential Trauma Kits (Type A and B) were prepositioned in Jongeli state, following frequent conflicts there.

 In Western Bahr el Ghazal state, the organization conducted support supervision visit to Raja county to support the new county surveillance team to strengthen Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response.

 Supported training of health workers on data management skills in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal state