Home | News    Sunday 17 November 2019

WHO helps prevent cholera outbreak in S. Sudan’s Renk county

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

November 16, 2019 (JUBA) – The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Health ministry, the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) and MedAir are immunizing 144, 033 people against cholera in Renk, a county bordering Blue Nile state in Sudan to mitigate the risks of cholera outbreak.

JPEG - 14.8 kb
A child receives an oral cholera vaccine dose in the South Sudan capital, Juba (Medair Photo)

In September, a cholera outbreak was declared in Sudan with at least 278 cases, including 8 deaths, reported by October 12.

The affected states, WHO said, included Blue Nile and Sennar bordering Ethiopia and South Sudan respectively.

Given the proximity and since returnees from Sudan are streaming into Renk town, the risk of cholera importation to Renk is high, according to the world health body.
“The oral cholera vaccination provides protection to the vulnerable populations during the period when access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene are inadequate in cholera hotspots”, said Dr. Olushayo Olu, WHO’s representative to South Sudan.

With support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a total of 280,033 doses of vaccines have reportedly been secured to prevent the risk of cholera outbreak in the high-risk areas.

For the vaccine to be most effective, WHO noted, people need two doses administered two to four weeks apart.

“The first round of the cholera vaccination campaign will be conducted from 18 to 23 November 2019 while the follow up second round is tentatively slated for 9 to 13 December 2019,” partly reads issued by the world health body.

Meanwhile, South Sudan has adapted an integrated multi-sectoral targeted approach that includes patient care, case surveillance, community engagement and risk communication, and the complementary use of safe and effective oral cholera vaccines as vital for preventing recurrent cholera outbreaks in endemic areas.

Cholera is described as an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 17 November 09:38, by Pakuai

    "WHO helps prevent cholera outbreak in S. Sudan’s Renk county"
    There you go! South Sudanese be very careful. The 2014 outbreak in Guinea west Africa which later spread to Serra Leone, Liberia and some of the West African countries was "a US army testing their new Ebola strand on their foolish Africans" The same Ebola being propagated in DR Congo by the NGOs and the Europeans on the Congolese>>>>

    repondre message

    • 17 November 09:46, by Pakuai

      people is the carry on the same experiment that done in Guinea by the US 5 years ago. The vermin are so desperate to bring their nonsense into South Sudan through Morobo and Yei. The creeps evils even claim that the Ebola has entered Uganda a month or two ago. The UN, the NGOs and front offices of the ’*Europeans, their US and their evil juus (so-called israeli) attack dogs* to keep colonizing>>>

      repondre message

      • 17 November 09:52, by Pakuai

        their foolish Africans and their former colonies. And yes, of course, South Sudan is what the evil *white Americans, the English people, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their UN, their NGOs and some of their creeps in the IGAD and the AU* But the evils don not the people the people they are after. There are some evils who think, that South Sudan is part of their damned evil so-called>>>>

        repondre message

        • 17 November 09:58, by Pakuai

          ANGLO-AMERICA empire. And there are some their losers here in our country who have sold themselves and their souls these evils. But the foreign puppets/stooges, thieves and traitors are going to be bombed pretty badly with their foreign masters out of of our country and over our people, reasons pure HATRED and RACISM. Who would want to bring the evil English people, White Americans, their cloned>>

          repondre message

          • 17 November 10:05, by Pakuai

            so-called arabs, their evil juus (so-called israeli), Abeshas (so-called ethiopians) and Bantuses in our country fellows? No one fellows. Fellows there are some are a lot South Sudanese who have blood towards those vermin. For those South Sudanese who worship these vermin. The evil juus (so-called israelis) of Mr. Benjamin Netanyuhu who say that their so-called ’JEWISH EMPIRE’ would span from>>>

            repondre message

            • 17 November 10:14, by Pakuai

              Jerusalem to Tigris river, Euphrates River and right up to Nilotic plains and valleys?!! Really! And this so-called Jewish Empire would be "heralded into the world" by their so-called "all powerful sovereigns of the US, the UK, France and the so-called evil juus (so-called israel)" and that this Jewish empire would be *paid by their gulf Arab states, their evil juus (so-called israelis)>>>

              repondre message

              • 17 November 10:23, by Pakuai

                who own banking cartels in the Europe, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and their countries* And their so-called ONE WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT would be complete. But evils are playing with fire with their devil evil Jewish Empire. Who do these evils really think they really are? My lowly informed South Sudanese idiots, Mr. Cecil Rhode of which most of then Southern Africans of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi,>>

                repondre message

                • 17 November 10:31, by Pakuai

                  Botswana where called "Rhodesia" after Cecil Rhode once proposed that their ’English imperial railway’ would be built from "Cape town right though our country to Egypt". Or from Egypt through North Sudan to our Wau Acholdit, and that their nonsense would be built by "the British Engineers"?!! Good luck to the vermin, that is not going to happen the sun, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>>

                  repondre message

                  • 17 November 10:37, by Pakuai

                    Lowly informed South Sudanese, There is a standard gauge railway that was built with the Chinese loan from the coast of Mombasa to Nairobi, Kenya. The evils in the evil infested island England, the US, their evil juus (so-called israelis) and some of their lackeys here in the IGAD and the AU came running to South Sudan and attached themselves like ’leeches and ticks’ to our country and over our>>>

                    repondre message

                    • 17 November 10:45, by Pakuai

                      people. Because South Sudanese and South Sudanese people whom these vermin covet to death. And South Sudan is the one that *much resources* the evils are desperately after to help built their perceived *Cecil Rhode* project from ’Capetown to Egypt’. And that is why you fellows often hear *secrete societies; Europeans, the US, their evil juus (so-called israelis) and their gulf arab states’>>>

                      repondre message

                      • 17 November 10:58, by Pakuai

                        puppets/stooges like *Paul Kagame, Raila Odinga, Hailemariam Desalegn, Uhuru Kenyatta, Abiye Ahmed, Jakaya Kikwete, Thabo Mbeki, Barack Hussein Obama, Olusegun Obasanjo* always talk about their so-called "AFRICA UNITY and REGIONAL INTEGRATION" Piece of bullshit. And that is why these vermin "kept their puppets/stooges and sellouts like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amuom and Thomas Cirillo>>>

                        repondre message

                        • 17 November 11:02, by Pakuai

                          some their creeps in between in the foreign capitals who have sold their souls and themselves these vermin as ’hostages, blackmails and bargaining over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people’ and this is simply for the vermin to crawl themselves back into our country and over our people to come and implement their dirty project over the back of our country and our people>>>

                          repondre message

                          • 17 November 11:08, by Pakuai

                            Good luck to the vermin, dreaming is not a crime. The vermin are playing with fire. South Sudan is not their usual DR Congo where every piece of rubbish in Africa and their masters from Europe, the UK, the UN and the NGOs often poke their creepy noses into at whim, this is South Sudan, a lot of bloody noses fellows. We have informed the evils that South Sudanese people are way too well ahead>>>

                            repondre message

                            • 17 November 11:16, by Pakuai

                              of these cheap and intrigues being slyly (cold-war-like) played over our country and over our people by some creeps whom we can ’just walk’ over in ’a matter of a week’ and pee. Fellows, my own humble self, was almost intrigued into joining these European, American and their evil juus (so-called israelis) ’secret societies’ in Canada, some years ago, but l politely turned down the evils offer.>>>

                              repondre message

                              • 17 November 11:28, by Pakuai

                                some of my other South Sudanese friends in the US, Canada, the UK and Australia also turned down those evil ’secret societies’ offers. Those ’secret societies’ even followed me back to South Sudan. And they are ’stalking me, my family and my friends to date’. The vermin even came and urged me "to work for them and be paid more money than what I currently earn" One of these "secret societies">>>

                                repondre message

                                • 17 November 11:36, by Pakuai

                                  know where he is now. I said before and I will say it again, these secret societies of:
                                  1. The Illuminati
                                  2. Skull And Bones
                                  3. The Bilderberg Group
                                  4. The Freemasons
                                  5. The Society of Jesuits
                                  6. Council on Foreign Relations (COR), the US states department and the CIA
                                  7. The Committee of 300
                                  8. The Knights Templar
                                  9. The Trilateral Commission (TC)

                                  repondre message

                                  • 17 November 11:44, by Pakuai

                                    are pretty much very sinister and dangerous. And the most dangerous of them all are:
                                    i) Council on Foreign Relations (COR), the US states department and the CIA.
                                    ii) The Bilderberg Group
                                    iii) The Committee of 300 and
                                    iv) The Trilateral Commission (TC),
                                    Council on Foreign Relations (COR), the US states department and the CIA and>>

                                    repondre message

                                    • 17 November 11:53, by Pakuai

                                      the The Trilateral Commission (TC, have secretly taken the whole ’facets and traces’ of the US government of by intrigues and secrecy. *The big banking cartels, big corporations and evil juus (so-called israelis) who run them. In the Wall streets, Washington, London, Paris, Brusells and other countries around the world*. ’The Rothchilds family’ owns the US Central Bank of US or the>>>

                                      repondre message

                                      • 17 November 12:00, by Pakuai

                                        reserve bank, Bank of England, the European central Bank, Canadian royal Bank and almost every central bank around the world and their resources. Except our South Sudan central and resources, Somalian central Bank, Yemen Central Bank, Syria Central, Venezuela, China, but they have Hong Kong and Taiwan,>>>

                                        repondre message

                                        • 17 November 12:06, by Pakuai

                                          they took almost the Russian federation central bank after the fall of the so-called COLD WAR. And that is why they always bully the Russian federation people about the economic consequences. Russian was ’sanctioned and they thought the Russian rubles’ would collapse. But they seem to have misread the Russian people, the Russians are just Europeans just like they are>>>

                                          repondre message

                                          • 17 November 12:11, by Pakuai

                                            But the Russian people are highly patriotic to their mother Russia. The Russian Red army was the one who defeated the NAZIS AFTER ALL. And Mr. Hitler and his henchmen let their balls carried them away. The Germany would have just walked over evil infested Island of England and get away with it.>>>>

                                            repondre message

                                            • 17 November 12:23, by Pakuai

                                              Some of the Nazis were even juus (so-called israelis), they are now in the UK, South Africa, the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and other countries. Our own mighty SPLM/A Red army "Jesh El Amr" copied the Russian Red Army’ name. Our Jesh El Asuot (Black army) who created the SPLM/A like Dr. John Garang, William Nyuon Bany, Karubino Kuanyin Bol>>>>

                                              repondre message

                                              • 17 November 12:33, by Pakuai

                                                Bol Akok, Martin Majier Gai and their mighty SPML/A boys and girls took up arms with an intention to push our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan back to *Saudia, Yemen and Islamic recruits from Darfur, back to Northern Nigeria*. Boys from cattle camps, schools and villages on the 16/5/1983*. The mighty SPML/A captured almost every town in Southern Sudan except, Juba, Malakal, Bentiu>>>>

                                                repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Security Arrangements in Sudan: Achilles heels of peace and democratic transformation 2019-12-10 05:47:59 By Elwathig Kameir This article is intended to act as an eye-opener for all the Sudanese political forces. It aims to shed light on the huge challenges that will be faced by the December (...)

Egypt final push to secure zero-sum water-share agreement 2019-12-09 14:11:32 By Ermias Hailu After Egypt’s failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories by the end of the second world war, due to Emperor Haile Selassie’s superior diplomatic skills, the then Egyptian Pan- (...)

Defending kleptocrat is like defending devils before God 2019-12-09 12:34:30 By Zechariah Makuach Maror On Friday 6. Dec. 2019 the Dawn newspaper published an article in it Vol.4 Issue 1111 written by a clumsy writer called Peter Wek Ayom Wek titled "response to (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


S. Korea supports UN communities building resilience project in Sudan’s Blue Nile 2019-09-09 09:26:41 UNDP Sudan September 5, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - An agreement was signed on 5th of September between the Korean Ambassador, His Excellency. Lee Ki-Seong and Dr. Selva Ramachandran, Resident (...)

Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders back calls for civil rule 2019-04-26 10:22:06 Press statement by 55 Sudanese lawyers and Human rights defenders on Sudan Sit-in and Peaceful Protest Khartoum -24/04/2019 We, the undersigned (55) Sudanese lawyers and human rights defenders, (...)

South Sudan’s Lafon youth condemn killings of civilians by Pari community 2019-04-03 21:54:29 Press Statement on the Fighting between Pari/ Pacidi and Lotuko/Lokiri on 24/3/2019 Release by The Lafon County Youth Union: We, the Lafon County Youth Union hereby condemn the atrocities and (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2019 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.