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WHO scales up malaria response in Yemen

WHO continues to support outdoor fogging spraying campaign as a control measure against insects spreading malaria.

13 April 2016 – WHO’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ala Alwan and Yemen’s Minister of Public Health and Population H.E. Dr Nasir Baoum met in the WHO Regional Office in Cairo recently to discuss the health situation in Yemen, focusing on the spread of malaria in the country and WHO’s scaled-up response.

Yemen: New shipment of health supplies arrives in Taiz City

A boat carrying 103 tonnes of medicines and medical supplies arrives in the Port of Aden. The supplies will be distributed to health facilities in nine governorates.
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A boat carrying 103 tonnes of medicines and medical supplies arrives in the Port of Aden. The supplies will be distributed to health facilities in nine governorates.

18 March 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered an additional 11 tonnes of life-saving medicines and medical supplies to Taiz City, where people remain in serious need of humanitarian aid. This latest shipment includes trauma kits, interagency emergency health kits, diarrhoeal disease kits, and IV fluids. The supplies were received by Al-Thawra, Al-Jumhoori, Al-Rawdha, Al-Mudhaffar and Al-Ta'aon hospitals.

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