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Cholera Outbreak

Addis Abeba, January 21/2020 – Since mid-December 2019, over 1045 cholera cases and at least 24 related deaths have been reported in SNNPR (Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region), Oromia (Guji zone) and Somali (Shabelle zone) regions in Ethiopia. The most affected zones are South Omo and Gofa in SNNPR …

  Addis Abeba, July 25/2018 – The Federal Ministry of health, together with the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)  “has been working with Afar Regional Health Bureau over the past weeks investigating & coordinating emergency response activities to control outbreak of Acute Watery Diarrhea in Afar regional state,” according to …

  Scores of children dying from preventable and curable waterborne disease Scarcity of clean drinking water and poor sanitation in areas of mass displacement and crowding led to a dramatic increase in cases of the waterborne disease Since early 2017, 130,000 + cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and cholera, …