UAE Red Crescent finishes Cholera Campaign in West Coast Dealer

August 6, 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), through its humanitarian arm, the Red Crescent Authority, on Monday concluded a campaign to treat and control the cholera epidemic in a dispensary in the western coast of Yemen.

The representative of the UAE Red Crescent, in the West Coast, said that the campaign included providing the health center with the isolation materials in the dispensary directorate, with a quantity of drugs, intravenous fluids, antibiotics and other medical supplies.

He added that the second phase of the campaign against the cholera epidemic was carried out through awareness groups that aimed to educate residents in the areas of a distributed directorate about the danger of this epidemic and how to prevent it.

DrFatiniRajeh Salem Sahera, Director of Al Hamli Medical Center, praised the rapid response of the UAE Red Crescent to the emergency response to the cholera epidemic that has helped treat 60 cases, mostly children.

Dr.Fatini confirmed that the red crescent has put an end to this epidemic  that has affected the areas of Al-Jisr, Al-Hamz, Al-Hamli and Al-Muqaysar.

For their part, the field awareness team expressed their satisfaction with the success of this campaign, which lasted 12 days.

This campaign is part of the urgent response of the UAE Red Crescent to rescue the children of the areas affected by cholera, fever and diarrhea in the West Coast. This campaign was the third in July , where similar campaigns were carried out in the Directorate of Al-Waze’a and Hays.

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