Humanitarian Health Action

Nigeria WHO Grade 3 emergency

Millions of children to receive measles vaccine in north-eastern Nigeria

12 January 2017 -- A mass vaccination campaign to protect more than 4 million children (4 766 214) against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria is planned to start this week. The two-week campaign, which starts on 13 January, will target all children aged from 6 months to 10 years in accessible areas in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.

Full impact of devastated health services in north-eastern Nigeria revealed by WHO report

14 December 2016 -- According to a report released today by WHO, one third of the remaining health facilities in Borno State, Nigeria, are no longer functioning. WHO has been working with the Borno State Ministry of Health to set up a Health Resources Availability Monitoring System (known as HeRAMS) to collect information on the availability of health resources and services in this humanitarian crisis.

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Nigeria Emergencies Response Plan 2017

Health sector funding requirements
US$ 93,8 million (health partners including WHO)

WHO funding requirements
US$ 37 170 501

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