UNICEF: Cholera death cases rise to 206
5/17/2017 11:34:00 PM
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The spokesperson of UNICEF's office in Yemen Mohammed al-Assadi has revealed that Cholera killed 206 persons in a number of Yemeni governorates.
In a tweet, al-Assadi said that 17,219 suspected cases of cholera have been reported across Yemen, including 206 associated deaths.
Deputy Minister of Health Eshraq al-Saba'ae has discussed with representatives of international organizations in Yemen how to intervene and cooperate to combat the spread of cholera and support refugees camps and hospitals with medicines.
The meeting, which included representatives of the World Health Organization Omar Zain OCHA Ali Salah and the UNICEF Hibat-Allah, stressed the importance of finding appropriate solutions and providing assistances to combat cholera.
Cholera has broken out in several Yemeni governorates including the capital Sana'a, Ibb, Hajjah, Mahweet and other governorates.