Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 15 (15 – 21 April 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

? Active screening on going in 13 Points of Entry (PoE) sites: Yei airstrip, Yei SSRRC, Tokori, Lasu, Kaya, Bazi, Salia Musala, Okaba, Khor Kaya (along Busia Uganda Border), Pure, Kerwa, Khorijo and Birigo

? IOM Hygiene Promoters successfully conducted EVD preparedness and prevention training for 9 volunteer health and hygiene promoters (5 male and 4 female) in Lasu Payam

? IOM repaired two roofs damaged by heavy wind at the screening shades of Salia Musala and Bazi PoEs

? The construction of medical waste management systems including a waste pit and incinerator is ongoing in Panyume PHCC and Morobo Primary Health Care Centres (PHCC) and is expected to be finalized during the next reporting weeks

Source: International Organization for Migration