The cholera outbreak and health situation in South Sudan
15 August 2014 --Health partners are supporting the Ministry of Health by providing the materials and supplies to detect the Ebola virus disease. There has been a decline in new cholera cases and deaths; a total of 5697 cholera cases and 123 deaths (CFR 2.16%) have been reported since April 2014. Health partners have conducted over 2 million medical interventions since the beginning of the crises.
South Sudan humanitarian medical assistance
24 March 2014 -- Health Cluster partners has delivered 699 420 medical interventions to IDPs and host population, which is 36.7% of its target. In response to threats of diarrhoeal disease outbreaks, they have also stepped up health promotion efforts. The oral cholera vaccination campaign has reached 54 208 people in the second round in Tongping and Mingkaman IDP camps. In the Mingkaman IDP camp 33 244 people has received meningitis vaccination.
WHO news releases and feature stories
Read the press release on cholera outbreak by Ministry of Health
Nation-vide measles, polio and vitamin A vaccination campaign
140 000 people to get cholera vaccine in South Sudan
WHO vaccinates thousands of children in Bor, Jonglei State – South Sudan
WHO ensures wounded in South Sudan get to hospital for life-saving treatment