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South Sudan

A retrospective analysis of oral cholera vaccine use, disease severity and deaths during an outbreak in South Sudan

Abstract Objective To determine whether pre-emptive oral cholera vaccination reduces disease severity and mortality in people who develop cholera during an outbreak. Methods The study involved a retrospective analysis of demographic and clinical data from 41 cholera treatment facilities in South Sudan…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CRED
Posted:
19 Jan 2018
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South Sudan + 1 more

CEDAT spotlight: South Sudan and adjacent areas (1998-2012)

Following a decade of decreasing child mortality, recent surveys report worsening of the situation, particularly in border states Immunisation coverage (MCV) has improved but is still below the recommended level in most states and should remain a…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CRED
Posted:
24 May 2013
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Ethiopia + 2 more

CE-DAT spotlight: Ethiopia

The nutritional situation is serious in the western part of the country (Amhara and Benishangul Gumuz administrative regions), yet without reporting alarming values. In the other areas, GAM is below 10%. Community-based management of acute malnutrition…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CRED
Posted:
08 Jun 2012
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South Sudan

Health data in civil conflicts: South Sudan under scrutiny

Introduction The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) is a Brussels based academic research institution which has been undertaking epidemiological research into international disaster and conflict health for over 30 years. This analysis forms…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
CRED
Posted:
07 Sep 2011
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Kenya + 2 more

Complex Emergency Database (CE-DAT) Newsletter 15 - November 2010

Refugees in Kenya There are four refugee camps in Kenya, with three located near the city of Dadaab in Garissa District (North Eastern province) and hosting mostly Somali refugees. The remain-ing camp is located in Kakuma, Turkana district (Rift Val-ley),…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
CRED
Posted:
26 May 2011
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Kenya + 2 more

Complex Emergency Database (CE-DAT) Newsletter 13 - May 2010

2009 Health Indicators in Complex Emergencies Malnutrition Out of 99 settings in Africa and Asia for which data from both 2008 and 2009 were available, 48 (48%) showed an increase in global acute malnutrition (GAM) and 41 (42%) a decrease. Kenya…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
CRED
Posted:
26 May 2011
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Somalia + 2 more

CE-DAT Scene - Sep 2007

Somalia Since 1991, when the last nationally recognised President Siad Barre was ousted, the Somali population has been living without a central functioning government providing any health service. Since then, civil strifes and natural disasters have not spared any of the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
CRED
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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