Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
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Unregistered Rohingya Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh
Health situation & Interventions Update
Date: 21 October 2017
Map locations in Bangladesh where Rohingya population has taken shelter
Settlement Information

Total new influx Since 25 August 2017

40% in 3 settlements

Balukhali, Leda & Kutupalong makeshift settlements

Vulnerable population groups
Vulnerable Group No. %
Pregnant mothers 18,232 3.0%
Lactating mothers 42,541 7.0%
Disabled persons 2,431 0.4%
Unaccompanied & separated children 1,215 0.2%
Elderly 27,185 4.0%
Total 64,420 10.6%
Population Pyramid of total incoming Rohingya Myanmar citizens (n=607,735; male=287,989; female=319,746)
Health Interventions

MOHFW/DGHS is working with Armed Forces Division, UN Bodies, & International, National & Local NGOs to deliver health services in coordinated and comprehensive manner


Static Health Center (Government: 25, Army:10 and Non-Government: 39)




Comprehensive home-based preventive healthcare


Mobile Medical Teams


Vaccination Teams

Health Interventions
MR Vaccine Oral Polio Vaccine Vitamin A Oral Cholera Vaccine Filariasis Test strip (FTS) test Diagnostic Test for Malaria
135,519 72,334 72,064 700,487 1,050 10,108
No. of population aged 1 to 15 year received No. of U5 children received No. of U5 children received 1 years and above No. of Test done, All are Negative No. of Test done, 4 Cases are Positive
Cumulative number of medical consultations given for different diseases
Diarrhoea Respiratory Tract Infection Injury Skin Infection
35,603 53,200 6,154 22,639
Distribution of diseases
Trend of top four prevalent diseases