Africa

  • A child is given an oral cholera vaccine dose at the UNMISS Tomping camp in Juba, where tens of thousands of South Sudanese are living in makeshift shelters.
  • A displaced youth is given a dose of oral cholera vaccine at the Tomping UNMISS base in Juba. Faith-based humanitarian group Medair along with the South Sudan Ministry of Health, WHO, UNICEF and MSF are vaccinating IDPs pre-emptively against cholera.
  • Displaced South Sudanese, some of whom have lived for months at the UNMISS Tomping camp in Juba, wait in line to receive a dose of oral cholera vaccine.
  • A mobilizer (blue shirt) explains the importance of getting vaccinated against cholera to an IDP family at UNMISS's Tomping camp in Juba, where tens of thousands have sought shelter from fighting.
  • A mobilizer uses a megaphone to spread the message in UNMISS's Tomping camp in Juba that oral cholera vaccine is being administered.
  • An IDP child takes a dose of oral cholera vaccine at UNMISS Tomping camp in Juba. The World Health Organization says the vaccine is safe for anyone over the age of one year except for pregnant women.

South Sudan Cholera Vaccination Campaign

Published March 20, 2014


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