Neglected tropical diseases

Dracunculiasis eradication campaign

Current situation


29 September 2011 | Geneva -- From 1 January to 31 August.

Mali

Mali has reported nine (9) new cases from four (4) villages.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia has reported eight (8) new cases from five (5) villages, with 2 alleged imported cases from South Sudan.

Chad

Chad has reported eight (8) cases in seven (7) villages.

South Sudan

South Sudan remains the hotbed for active transmission of dracunculiasis with 944 confirmed cases reported from 425 villages and 12 counties.

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