Situation Report
Emergency Response

Infection, prevention and control

  • OCHA started the distribution of 400,000 surgical masks funded by CERF to local and international NGOs and health partners involved in COVID-19 response in the Far-North region.

  • The regional delegation of public health of the Center region and WHO are conducting a joint supervision mission for Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) scorecard assessments of the level of implementation of the response strategy to COVID-19 in rural District Hospitals (DH) and Regional Hospitals (RH) after the training of over 180 health personnel on the use of this tool:

  • Solidarités Internationale (SI) installed seventy-nine handwashing devices and donated seventy-one hygiene and sanitation kits in seventy-one health centers in the Djoungolo Health District in Yaoundé, in Centre region from 1 July to 29 September 2020. SI also donated an important health kit to the District Hospital and the border health post of Garoua-Boulaï in the East region.