RYMA, The health office in the province of Ryma on Friday appealed to United Nations organizations and humanitarian organizations interested in the health aspect to intervene quickly to deal with cholera cases and raise the level of response to stop the outbreak of the epidemic in the province.
In a statement obtained by Saba, the Health Office called on the organizations operating in Yemen to speed up the intervention to contain and respond to cases of acute water diarrhea, especially cholera, pointing out that the number of cases increased in the past two days and expanded the area of deployment to new areas, namely Mazma, Mezher and Salafism.
The statement pointed out that the health sector in the province of Ryma suffers from a significant shortage of services, therapeutic possibilities and medical solutions as a result of US-saudi-led coalition's aggression and continued siege imposed by them on the country.
It confirmed that the total cases of suspected cholera epidemic in the various districts of province since January to March 14, has amounted to 589 cases, including 26 deaths, in addition to the increasing cases of severe cases for acute water diarrhea.
The statement pointed out that the Health Office is seeking to open two centers, to operate five treatment centers in the various districts, as well as 25 corners to provide relief to infected children and provided with intravenous solutions, medicines and supplies for the treatment of cholera and diarrhea as available.
The Health Office also called on citizens to immediately report any new out-breaking for epidemic and to take preventive measures against the cholera epidemic.
Source: Yemen News Agency