Statement on Sudan by the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari
7 June 2019 Cairo - WHO is gravely concerned about the recent impact of violence in Sudan on people in need, health workers and medical facilities.
Incursions into hospitals in Khartoum have resulted in emergency services being shut down, the unwarranted transfer of patients, injuries to five medical staff and patients, and threats to others. Health care workers appear to have been targeted for fulfilling their professional duties in providing care to the injured.
Sudan prepares to vaccinate over 11 million children against measles and polio
8 April 2019 Khartoum – The Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today launched a large-scale vaccination campaign in Sudan to vaccinate over 11 million children aged 0 month to 10 years against measles and polio combined with vitamin A supplement from 8 April to 2 May 2019.
Sudan set to protect over 8 million people with its largest ever yellow fever vaccination drive
20 March 2019 – The Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and UNICEF has launched a large-scale mass vaccination campaign in Sudan to vaccinate over 8.3 million people aged from 9 months to 60 years against yellow fever in the states of Blue Nile, Gezira and Sennar during 10–29 March 2019.