Final Results of Research Study on Cholera Outbreak
A meeting held in Sana’a, leaded by Minister of Water and Environment Nabil Al-Wazir, presented the preliminary results of the study prepared by the Center for Water and Environment at the University of Sana’a on the outbreak of cholera in Yemen.
The study included 20 districts most affected by the epidemic in the secretariat of the capital and the provinces of Hodeidah, Ibb and Hajja.
The final results of the study will be delivered in September, during which the type of intervention required by the concerned authorities represented by the Ministry of Water and Environment to reduce the cholera epidemic will be known.
The meeting discussed in depth the conclusions and recommendations of the study.
The Minister of Water and Environment commended the efforts made in preparing the study.
He pointed to the important role played by the Center for Water and Environment at the University of Sana’a in supporting efforts to reduce the cholera epidemic, while stressing the need to support and benefit from academic expertise.
The meeting was attended by the Head of the Water and Environmental Sanitation Section of UNICEF, the Director General of the Coordination and Development Unit and a number of experts working in the Ministry of Water and UNICEF.