Medical/Health Care

Nigeria: Adamawa Health Sector Working Group Bulletin – October 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

350 Frontline Healthcare Workers trained on Infection Prevention and Control in 7 priority LGAs of Adamawa State

MAMA MUAC capacity building; 773 women were trained on active case findings using MUAC and edema checking

Declining 2019 Health Sector funding in the North East Nigeria response as compared to previous years

Updates on outbreak of cholera in 4 Local Government Areas of Adamawa State

Training of SMOH and ADPHCDA principals on the new NHMIS data tools.

TB REACH Wave 5 IDP Scale-up Project and Nomads for active TB case detection in 17 LGAs.

Epidemiological updates of diseases

NIGERIA HEALTH SECTOR STRATEGIC HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE OBJECTIVES

Objective 1: To provide life-saving and life-sustaining humanitarian health assistance to affected IDPs, returnees and remaining population

Objective 2: To establish, expand and strengthen the communicable disease surveillance, outbreak prevention, control and response

Objective 3: To strengthen health sector coordination, information management and restoration of health services with an emphasis on enhancing protection and access to health care.

Source: World Health Organization