BULLETIN HIGHLIGHTS Weekly Highlights 28 January - 3 February 2012
Started on 5th February 2012, more than 5000 vaccinators will be trained to carry out the first round of Child Health Days activities in Somaliland, which are planned to take place from 19-23 February 2012.
During this first round in Somaliland a total of 413,205 children under 5 years of age and 475,186 women of childbearing ages will be targeted with the usual Child Health Days package.
* Please note that data for Puntland only covers the three weeks of January 2012.
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ACUTE WATERY DIARRHOEA
South Central Somalia reported 1118 AWD cases including 880 (79%)
children under the age of five and 22 related deaths.
Banadir region reported the highest number of cases, with 57% of all
reported cases and 59% of the reported deaths.
Banadir hospital in Mogadishu reported 407 cases including 297 (73%)
children under the age of five and 16 related deaths.
Somaliland reported 132 AWD cases including 108 (82%) children under
the age of five. Maroodijeh and Sanaag regions accounted for 39% and
56% of all cases respectively.
Puntland* reported 279 AWD cases including 210 (75%) children under
the age of five. Bari region accounted for 107 (38%) of which 81% were
reported from Bossaso district.
South Central Somalia reported 483 cases including 385 (80%) children
under the age of five and 18 deaths. Banadir and Lower Shabelle regions
accounted for 82 (17%) and 199 (41%) of all reported cases respectively.
Somaliland reported 11 cases including 5 children under the age of five
Puntland* reported 279 cases including 210 (75%) children under the
age of five
South Central Somalia reported a total of 1879 cases including 975
(79%) children under the age of five and 2 related deaths.
Somaliland reported 3 cases including one case under the age of five.
Puntland* reported 0 cases.
CONFLICT RELATED INJURIES
Four hospitals in Mogadishu treated 425 casualties from weapon-related
injuries. 28 cases (7%) are under the age of five. Four deaths were reported.