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WHO/UNFPA/UNHCR: Joint Mission Report: Ramtha

Status: Published 7 March 2012 - 1 April 2012
Not funded
Sampling: Random
Sampling size:
Target population: Population in Camp, Urban / Rural Population

WHO/UNFPA/UNHCR: Joint Mission Report: Ramtha

Status: Published 7 March 2012 - 1 April 2012
Not funded
Sampling: Random
Sampling size:
Target population: Population in Camp, Urban / Rural Population
To assess facilities at Ramtha Transit Facility in Al Bashabsheh for illegally crossing Syrians, Ramtha General Hospital, and JHAS newly opened static clinic in Ramtha.

Needs
- Female doctor needed at Transit Facility PHC, for additional 3hr shift. - Anti-lice shampoo to be distributed at Child Care Facility. - More shelter at Transit Facility to solve problem of overcrowding.

Main Findings
At Ramtha Transit Facility: 1) Child Care Facility - Children receive education/recreational services/PSS. Women receive health awareness sessions/information on personal/household hygiene. Women reported usual household complaints, very few reports of domestic violence. Lice infestation common at the Child Care Facility. 2) Primary Health Care Center: One male GP, working 2-3 p/d, caseload of 50+ p/d. One midwife (8hr/d), provides RH services. 2 other male nurses doing evening/night shifts. Health education activities/awareness-raising campaigns take place. Pharmacy is well stocked. 3) In general, severe overcrowding at Transit Facility. The main yard is full of refuse. At Ramtha General Hospital: 1) Ambulance from hospital available for Ramtha Transit Facility. 2) All services provided to UNHCR registered/locally registered refugees are free of charge, otherwise charged same fee as non-Jordanian. At JHAS Clinic in Ramtha: 1) Expansion of clinic complete, works 6d/w. One male doctor, one Ob/Gyn who works 2d/m or per demand. 2) Approximately 2,000-2,500 Syrian clients, in addition to local Jordanians from host community. 3) According to JHAS report, immunization rate amongst Syrian children 70%. Chronic disease prevalence 13% (Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, Bronchial asthma), 45 cases of bullet injuries, some torture cases.

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Sectors

  •  Health
  •  Water Sanitation Hygiene
  •  Education

Locations

  • Jordan
  • Irbid Governorate
  • Syrian Arab Republic

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