WHO reports show that from Sep 2016 to March 2018 1,103,683 suspected cholera cases were reported & 2385 deaths. There are more than half a million suspected cases of cholera in Yemen according to a report by the World Bank on Aug 2018. Burra in Al-Hodeidah has 12 health centers which are under developed & under equipped to combat epidemics. According to Burra association, No. of reported acute watery diarrhea cases in 2018 has reached 1,750 & it's increasing. Support Burra overcome Cholera!
According to the Burra association, the number of reported acute watery diarrhea cases in 2018 has reached 1,750 and is increasing. Note: Small and Micro Enterprise Promotion Services (SMEPS) will not benefit from this project financially, it will be handled by Burra Association members, but SMEPS project officer will supervise the whole project implementation and will help them in preparing the financial reports.
This project aims to reduce the spread of the Cholera epidemic in Buraa through awareness activities in treatments methods, and to work on ensuring a safe isolation and infection control practices in health centers by training medical providers. In addition, to improve access to health care and appropriate case management of cholera patients to reduce mortality.
This project will help local organizations leverage the funds they have available to improve health care services. As our partner "Burra Association" continue to have health services needs solved, they are able to raise funds and plan for future improvements in their area.This can mean adding awareness programs, offering better healthcare and medical procedures to improve health access for Yemenis in Burra for a long term survival. Also, we encourage them to be productive members of the society.