Chad

Situation Report

Cluster Status

Health

Needs

A minimum package of primary health care and treatment of malnutrition is needed. The package includes mental and reproductive health.

Response

A mobile clinic operated by the NGO ALIMA has been stationed at the site since the beginning of the operation offering basic services in primary health care and malnutrition treatment. The service also includes mental and reproductive health.

COVID-19 preventive measures: An inter-agency team comprising HCR, CRT and OCHA put in place a health committee for the management of handwashing stations to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic on the site. A major awareness campaign involving administrative, traditional and military authorities is underway. Training of community liaisons and awareness raising campaigns on COVID-19 preventive measures for the new IDPs are being implemented by IRC.

Gaps

In order to cope with the medical needs of the local population, an additional nurse and a wider reception area for the patients at the health post (COVID-19 prevention) are necessary.

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