Improve access to primary health care and strengthen capacity to respond to cholera and others disease outbreaks for IDPs and host communities faced with insecurity and floods in Cabo Delgado (20-RR-WHO-023)
|Recipient UN Agency||WHO|
|Beneficiary types||Host communities, Internally displaced persons|
The main objective of this WHO project was to improve access to primary health care and support detection of and response to infectious disease outbreaks including cholera, diarrhea, dysentery, and COVID-19 among people affected by floods and insecurity in Cabo Delgado. The project provides 20 cholera investigation kits and community cholera emergency kits, strengthens disease surveillance, and enhances hygiene promotion and community engagement on cholera, diarrhoeal diseases, and COVID-19 prevention and control. This project provided life-saving assistance to 195,000 people, including 21,800 girls and 98,400 women. 10% of the resources were dedicated to COVID-19 management.