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South Sudan conflict-related crisis: Health situation report no. 7

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- 107 new Kala azar patients were confirmed and admitted to health facilities in Malakal, Lankien, Old Fangak, Pieri and Ayod in week 49 (30 Nov-6 Dec).

- WHO and the Ministry of Health of the Government of Southern Sudan (MoH/GoSS) have donated additional Kala azar drugs and diagnostic tests.

- A workshop on the case management and diagnosis of Kala azar was conducted in Malakal.

- Two training workshops on community case management during an influenza pandemic were conducted in Juba.

- More than 9000 cases of suspected malaria cases with 13 deaths were reported in week 49.

- The number of acute watery diarrhoea cases increased to 1987 in week 49.