Humanitarian Health Action

Yemen

WHO support to national polio immunization campaign in Yemen

Sana’a, 2 April 2014 — On Tuesday the WHO country office organized a meeting with journalists to inform them about some of WHO's activities and detail its preparation and technical support to the Ministry of Public Health and Population for a national polio immunization campaign to begin on 7 April 2014.

Country prepares to expand bilharzia treatment for millions

Yemen bilharzia infection levels drop by more than half

12 December 2013 -- The health authorities in Yemen have distributed more than 18 million doses of praziquantel to treat schistosomiasis (bilharzia) during the past 3 years, using over 45 million tablets.