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WHO, Ondo team up to prevent cholera outbreak

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The World Health Organisation has donated some Infection and Prevention and Control materials to the Ondo State Ministry of Health as part of the efforts to help prevent cholera outbreaks.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Press Officer of the ministry, Bisi Lawani in Akure, the state capital, on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the Coordinator, WHO, Dr Dele David, noted that the organisation had always been at the forefront of preventing outbreaks and death in communities and among healthcare workers which necessitated the donation of Infection and Prevention and Control materials to the state to keep the healthcare workers and the communities safe.

The state coordinator said further that the WHO has always been sustaining  the Emergency Operations Centre during and after the epidemic for proper planning and informed decisions.”

He also explained that WHO had also been supporting pillars to develop action plans in case of  any outbreak and has integrated with communities in the state to create awareness of diseases through communities  and media engagement

He promised that WHO would continue to support states in the country to ensure the highest sustainable level of health for all people living in the country through collaboration with the government and other partners working in the health sector.

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