Health facilities supported by the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response continue to provide services to beneficiaries in Sana'a, Amran, Ibb and Al Jawf governorates as part of the emergency medical services project funded by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
The population of more than 24 villages - distributed on the slopes of the mountains in Al-Rojom district in Al-Mahweet governorate – are suffering from a lack of health services. The population’s need for health services and children’s need for vaccinations are very high and keep increasing on a daily basis, yet there are no health facilities easily accessible to the population. Furthermore, the harsh road conditions and distances between villages prohibit people’s access to Thahban Health Center, the nearest health center to the district.
Adel Othman - Ahmed Al-Shami
Since March 2015 the war has caused almost total collapse of the country's health system as a result of the closure of more than 50% of the health facilities because authorities are unable to pay health workers' salaries and provide operational expenses for the progressive operation of the facilities.
NFDHR: ADEL OTMAN: - Sunday, 11 March, 2018
NFDHR:ADEL OTHMAN - Thursday, 22 March, 2018
The war has caused an almost total collapse of the health system and the suspension of health facilities, including the maternity and childcare center in Al-Bayda. This center, which has not been in operation for almost two years, has greatly affected pregnant and lactating women and children within the area due to the lack of an operating budget and health workers' salaries.
NFDHR provided furniture for 12 health facilities in the districts of Al-Sayyani, Maton, Kharif and Bani Matar in Ibb, Jawf, Amran and Sana'a governorates as part of the Emergency Health Services project.
The Manager of the health and nutrition program in NFDHR, Dr. Abdulwahab Zainah, said “The Foundation was keen to provide furniture and equipment which are necessary to operate these three health facilities in each in governorate.’’ Adding that “the teams of the Foundation began the process of delivering and furnishing the health facilities on November 4, 2017”.
The National Foundation for Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) Field Staff have begun the distribution of food Baskets to displaced, affected and poor families in Al-Jawf governorate targeted by the World Food Program (WFP) funded emergency food aid project.
The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) recently launched their Emergency Health Services Project, which will be implemented in the Al Jawf, Ibb, Amran and Sana’a governorates over the next 10 months.
The activities of the project include provision of medical services through the activation of 12 health facilities in the districts of Al Maton, As-Sayyani, Kharif, and Bani Matar. The project aims to provide free medical services to 80,000 beneficiaries in the targeted districts.
Earlier this week, the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) carried out two large-scale cleaning campaigns in Al-Bayda and Rada as part of the Cholera Emergency Response Integrated Project. These campaigns aimed to clear thousands of tons of rubbish accumulated in the streets, which aggravates the spread of disease to citizens throughout Al-Bayda and Rada.
In the last four months, National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) provided medical services to more than 12,000 people infected with cholera and acute watery diarrhea in the Al-Bayda Governorate.
According to the NFDHR’s Health Program statistics , 12,277 people received free medical care and medicine at the diarrhea treatment centers. This included 2,547 men, 2,549 women, 3,800 boys and 3,381 girls in the Rada'a, Sharyah, Al Radman, Malgam and Mukayras districts between June and September.
In NFDHR’s Integrated Response to Cholera Outbreak Project, the foundation opened five diarrhea treatment centers (DTCs) in the districts of Rada'a, Al-Malajem, Radman, As Sharyah, and Mukayras. First, NFDHR rehabilitated the DTCs. This consisted of repairing the plumbing and electrical systems, painting the inside of the buildings, and installing solar-powered grids. Once the rehabilitation was complete, NFDHR also furnished the centers, providing all necessary medical equipment and furniture to be able to receive the growing number of cholera and AWD patients.
NFDHR completed rehabilitating the health unit in Al-Monaqem, Al-Duriahimy in the Provision of Integrated Life-Saving Support Project in Al-Hudayda and Hajja governorates. The rehabilitation included: constructing a room in the health center, performing updates and maintenance work on the plumbing and electrical systems, providing water tanks, and installing a solar-powered electrical grid.
The local authorities of Shahara district, Amran, gave merit to the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) for its leading role in implementing emergency provision of food project, which targets 17822 IDPs and effected by war households and provide them with food baskets. The project is funded by World Food Program (WFP) and implemented in Amran and Al Jawf governorates, targeting 3393 households in Shahara district, Amran on monthly basis.
NFDHR - Mohammed Honinah - Tuesday, 11 April, 2017
NFDHR Medical teams in Al Bayda has provided its services to 1009 person during the period from March 15th – 30th, 2017. This project is part of the Cholera Integrated Health and Wash Project implemented by NFDHR and funded by OCHA.
NFDHR - Mohammed Honinah - Tuesday, 11 April, 2017
NFDHR has launched the only of its kind phone application named “Ana Nazah” on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. The application is designed to define the services available to all IDPs so as to provide the necessary protection, care and psychological support.
The application is also designed to work on finding training and rehabilitation opportunities for all IDPs of all areas.
NFDHR opened two centers on December 19th, 2016 for treating cholera in Mukayras and Sharyah districts, Al Bayda governorate. The two centers has started 24/7 receiving and treating all the effected cases of cholera and Water diarrhea.
NFDHR has also visited the two centers and is planning to supply the necessary devices and equipment required for the treatment of cholera and acute diarrhea.
NFDHR has completed the disbursement of cash assistance for the beneficiaries of the first group in the integrated protection project which is funded by OCHA. Dr. Fatima Hameed, the program coordinator, has illustrated that the first batch included 114 of most needed beneficiaries to social protection such as health and psychological support and basic living requirements In Saadah, Sahar, and As Safra, Saadah governorate.
She also noted that absolute transparency was considered in the cash aid disbursement so as to assure that these cash aids reach the intended recipients.