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Nearly 900,000 doses of the cholera vaccine, procured by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), arrived in Beira, Mozambique, on Tuesday afternoon and the vaccination campaign will begin imminently. The vaccines are funded by Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.
In late September and early October, UNICEF and WHO partnered together to vaccinate over 160,000 children living in Yemen against cholera, as part of a 6 day campaign in the country.
Across the country, community health volunteers are going from house to house, knocking on doors and explaining to parents and children alike, what all they need to do to protect themselves from getting AWD and suspected cholera.