Arab League Pledges Vaccines to Sudan

The financial assistance from the Arab League will go towards providing yellow fever vaccines to five states in Darfur where the disease continues to infect and kill scores.

Yellow fever vaccination drive (file photo).

  • Sudan:  Foro Baranga Yellow Fever Campaign Starts

    Radio Dabanga, 11 December 2012

    The Minister of Health of West Darfur announced the launch of the vaccination campaign against yellow fever in the locality of Foro Baranga, on Sunday 9 December. read more »

  • Sudan:  UN Concerned Over Yellow Fever Outbreak in Darfur

    Sudan Tribune, 8 December 2012

    The United Nations has expressed concern over the recent outbreak of yellow fever in Sudan's Dafur region, with more than 670 people said to have contracted the deadly disease. read more »

  • Sudan:  Darfur Yellow Fever Epidemic - 'Africa's Worst in Decades' - WHO

    Radio Dabanga, 7 December 2012

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the Darfur yellow fever epidemic is "Africa's worst in decades", Radio Dabanga has learned on Friday, 7 December. read more »

  • Sudan:  Residents Cannot Leave Without Vaccination Card

    Radio Dabanga, 6 December 2012

    Several residents from Zalingei locality in Central Darfur complained that security services are preventing anyone who does not have a yellow fever vaccination card to leave the ... read more »