Posted by: APO | 26 April 2017

Diffa, Niger: hepatitis E outbreak highlights the lack of adequate water and sanitation conditions among displaced population

The current outbreak of hepatitis E in Diffa, declared by the Nigerien authorities last week, highlights the poor water and sanitation conditions in which the vast majority of the displaced and refugee population in the region are living, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today. From December 2016 until 23 April 2017,… Read more on


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