Al-Fashir Nov 23(SUNA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Sudan   Dr. Ni'ma Saeed Abid, has affirmed that the organization is committed to work with partners  to provide technical and logistical support and provide medicines to the Ministry of Health in North Darfur state to support it in control of the fevers and epidemics that have recently spread in a number of the state’s localities.

Dr. Ni'ma said in a statement (to SUNA)  at the end of her recent visit   to  Al-Fashir,  the state's capital,  companied by the  Acting Federal Minister of Health, in in response to the calls and epidemiological reports received by the organization regarding the outbreak of dengue fever and malaria.

 He asserted the impossibility of combating mosquitoes that carry dengue and malaria without concerted efforts, mobilizing all available capabilities, exploiting government resources, international and national organizations in a best way, besides the participation of the local community.

The WHO representative unveiled that there are two important projects are to be implemented in North Darfur,  to support the isolation center and the emergency department at Al -Fashir Teaching Hospital.

 Moreover, he noticed that preparations are in place for implementation of a long-term project represented in building an advanced health system in North Darfur that depends on the focus of primary health care services

Dr. Ni’ma highlighted that WHO is working in coordination with the High Commissioner for Refugees directly to implement health work in the refugee camps in the state, pointing out that although everyone is subject to infection, the danger lies in the possibility of epidemics spreading from the refugee camps to other communities stressing that the organization is concerned with providing health services to citizens and refugees in the camps equally.


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