UNICEF Uganda EVD Humanitarian Situation Report

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Humanitarian Situation Report No.2

RD visit to Mubende
UNICEF Uganda/2022/Tibaweswa



• The sixth of November marked 48 days of responding to the Ebola outbreak in the country since confirmation of the first case on 19 September.
• The high case fatality rate among children is a major concern to UNICEF and partners (55 per cent compared to overall case fatality rate of 40 per cent).
• 36 health workers in three districts of Mubende, Kyegegwa and Kassanda have been trained on how to provide Mental Health Psychosocial (MHPSS) services to individuals in ETUs and isolation centers.
• 1,832,057 people were reached through accurate, cultural and gender-appropriate EVD messaging on infection prevention, early treatment and access to services.
• 2,000 Infra-red thermometers have been distributed to 666 schools in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda and Kampala in order to improve screening and early identification of cases in schools.
• The UNICEF EVD response plan is costed at US$18.2 million and has a funding gap of 66 per cent.

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