Cholera outbreak in Hispaniola 2022 - Situation Report 6

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In Haiti, cholera cases continue to spread to new areas of the capital.

  • Critical cholera supplies such as medicines, oral rehydration solution (ORS), rapid tests, ringer lactate, cholera beds as well as human resources remain critically needed to scale up response activities.

  • In Haiti, PAHO/WHO continues to support the Ministry of Health (Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population – MSPP) and partners, including:

    • ✓  Delivery of 23,300 gallons of fuel to health facilities and partners since 10 October 2022 to support response operations and functioning of health services and units.

    • ✓  Support to departments in monitoring bed availability and occupation rates at CTCs, conducting field investigations of alerts, and coordinating case management operations.

    • ✓  Facilitating the transportation of samples to the national reference laboratory.

  • In the Dominican Republic, no new suspected or confirmed cases have been reported.