- Between May 9 and 13, IOM, in partnership with CDC, launched the first simulation exercise to manage EVD cases at the Madina Oula Point of Entry (PoE), at the border with Sierra Leone. Between May 22 and 26, it launched the second simulation exercise at the PoE of Baala, near Liberia. The main objective of these exercises is to prepare the authorities in charge of the points of entry in detecting, notifying and managing any suspected case of potential epidemic disease, especially EVD cases at their various borders.
- On the 12 May, IOM organized a groundbreaking ceremony at the Tamaransy market, a village in Boké Prefecture that was heavily affected by EVD. This activity is part of IOM’s support to the Guinean Government in the socio-economic recovery of Ebola Survivors.
- On the 14 May, in partnership with International Medical Corps (IMC), IOM officially launched Community Event-Based Surveillance (CEBS) in the prefecture of Kindia. Many prefectural health and administrative authorities participated in the ceremony, during which bicycles and two motorcycles were distributed to community health agents and their supervisors.
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