Rural Health Mission Nigeria

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RHEMN quickly responded to the Cholera outbreak in Gombe

Today 27th September, 2018,  Rural Health Mission Nigeria  (RHEMN) quick response team was at the cholera outbreak isolation facility in Kagarawal area of Gombe metropolis for an onsite need assessment visit to assess the situation following invitation by the Gombe State Ministry of Health through the State Epidemiology officer. A brief meeting was held between the RHEMN team, the state chief epidemiology officer and the facility staff on ground, the meeting was aim at setting out modalities of how to curtail the situation amid the on going nationwide strike by the organized labour.Based on the outcome of the assessment carried out by the team, there was adequate arrangements by the ministry of health, as all consumables required, both for treatment and protection were adequately provided. RHEMN has already mobilizied volunteers who will be rendering free services in the facility and also to carry out sensitization on the prevention and control of the disease in the area

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