Thalassemia patients have renewed hope through support provided by the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP)
23 October 2019 (Yemen) - The World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the World Bank, through the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP), are supporting the provision of thousands of blood bags to enable life-saving transfusions for thalassemia patients in Yemen.
WHO and OFDA preserving and protecting Yemen’s health system
3 October 2019 – As Yemen approaches more than 4 years of war, an estimated 20 million people are in need of access to healthcare. Through the generous support of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), WHO has been able to meet health needs in the midst of this evolving conflict.
WHO and Kuwait: Protecting Yemen’s “Right to Health”
3 October 2019 – Thanks to the generous support of the Government of Kuwait, in terms of continued funding, based on a long-standing partnership—in the amount of US$ 23 million, this flexible funding is currently allowing WHO to meet the most urgent needs of the people of Yemen even as the situation evolves on a daily basis—impacting response operations frequently.
Keeping Yemen from the brink of famine: Italy and WHO fight malnutrition
3 October 2019 – WHO and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) are working together to fight malnutrition in Yemen. This valued partner has generously donated critical funding in the amount of EUR 2 million in support of the nutrition response in Yemen. This is a testament to the Government of Italy’s sustained commitment to the people of Yemen. This new funding is a symbol of the continuing partnership between AICS, WHO, and the Government of Italy, which started in 2018.
Second round of oral cholera vaccine reaches nearly 400 000 people in Aden, Taiz and Al Dhale’e
21 August 2019 Sana’a — A 6-day oral cholera vaccination campaign reached almost 400 000 people, including almost 65 000 children under the age of 5 in Aden, Al Dhale’e and Taiz, where high numbers of suspected cholera and acute watery diarrhoea cases have been recorded.