World Health Organization (WHO), with support of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), held training courses in the field of malaria, which benefited 150 community health volunteers in 6 Yemeni governorates.
Through this support, the organization seeks to enhance the health and preventive aspect, ensure early diagnosis of malaria, and provide treatment and health care to all.
It is noteworthy that (KSrelief), in partnership with the organization, is implementing an executive program worth more than 10 million $ to combat malaria epidemic in Yemen for a period up to 18 months, covering all Yemeni governorates affected by the disease.
The project includes securing drugs to treat malaria, and supporting WHO and Yemeni government stores with a wide range of medicines as a sufficient reserve stock to cover any emergency need in the event of an outbreak.
The center also works through the project to secure the necessary laboratory equipment and supplies and their consumables to diagnose malaria in hospitals and health centers in the affected Yemeni governorates.
The project’s activities also include health education for citizens, and capacity building by training and qualifying more than 3,500 health cadres, which is one of the largest training programs in Yemen.
This comes within the framework of the support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the (KSrelief) to (WHO) for strengthening the health aspect in Yemen and various other countries.