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Ethiopia Health Cluster Bulletin December 2019

  • New cholera outbreaks were confirmed in 4 woredas of South Omo zone and Kelafo woreda of Shebelle zone in addition to Gamo Gofa zone. 704 cases were reported in South Omo, 160 cases in Kelafo and 293 cases in Gamo Gofa.
  • A case of cVDPV2 was confirmed in East Shewa zone, not linked to the one of West Arsi zone. The government and partners have planned 3 rounds of mOPV2 vaccination campaigns in 72 high risk woredas in Oromia & SNNPR.
  • Considering the insecurity, long distances, low health workers coverage, and minimal presence of humanitarian actors in Guji zone, the implication is reduced availability of and access to essential health services for IDP.

 

 

 

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
Health Cluster - Ethiopia
World Health Organization
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
23 Jan 2020
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Coordination hub(s): 
Addis Ababa