Humanitarian Health Action

WHO Grade 2 emergency

84% of flood victims living in camps and people from surrounding villages immunized against Cholera in Nsanje - Malawi

A woman taking a swig of the Oral Cholera Vaccine in Nsanje
WHO/Malawi
A woman taking a swig of the Oral Cholera Vaccine in Nsanje

Lilongwe, Malawi: 11 May 2015: The preliminary analysis reports from Nsanje District Health Office, in Malawi have shown that close to 135, 000 Internally Displaced Persons and the people from surrounding communities have so far received the Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) in Nsanje district. This in general represents 84% of the target population (134,603/160,482) that received the OCV.