377 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
27 May 2016 description

Zika virus (ZIKV) - Incidence and Trends

To date, 39 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 (**Figure 1**). Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 19 May 2016, no additional countries or territories confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

25 May 2016 description

Zika virus (ZIKV) - Incidence and Trends

To date, 39 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 12 May 2016, Argentina has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

21 May 2016 description

Rainfall deficits continue to increase in the Gulf of Guinea region

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Poorly-distributed rainfall since October 2015 has resulted in large moisture deficits, leading to wilted crops, livestock deaths, and reduced water availability over many areas of Southern Africa. With the season coming to an end, recovery is unlikely.

20 May 2016 description

Este boletín analiza la seguridad alimentaria, la producción y comercio de cereales y las políticas de los países referidas a la seguridad alimentaria durante el primer trimestre de 2016.

Mensajes Principales

20 May 2016 description

Hasta la fecha, 39 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 12 de mayo de 2016, Argentina se agrega a los países/territorios con transmisión autóctona (Figura 1).

19 May 2016 description
  • As of 18 May 2016, 60 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission (Fig. 1) of which:

  • 46 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos (Table 1).

  • 14 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

13 May 2016 description

Hasta la fecha, 38 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos (transmisión vectorial) de infección por virus del Zika. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 5 de mayo de 2016 no sean agregado nuevos países/territorios.

13 May 2016 description

Zika virus (ZIKV) – Incidence and Trends

To date, 38 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 5 May 2016, no additional countries or territories confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

12 May 2016 description

Summary

  • As of 11 May 2016, 58 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission of which:

  • 45 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitoes.

  • 13 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.

11 May 2016 description

RACINE, Wis., 4 de mayo del 2016 — El día de hoy, SC Johnson anunció su donación en especie valorada en casi $1.5 millones de dólares para apoyar a La Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja (Federación Internacional), y de este modo proveerles a familias vulnerables con recursos preventivos contra los mosquitos portadores del virus Zika. La compañía donará repelentes personales, que contienen DEET, y repelentes ambientales, como espirales antimosquitos, que serán distribuidos en zonas donde predomina el virus del Zika.

10 May 2016 description

Destacados

  • TERREMOTO EN ECUADOR: El llamamiento de ayuda solo tiene cobertura del 12%, mientras las necesidades continúan. A la tercera semana de ocurrido el terremoto, se reportan 660 personas muertas y 15 desaparecidas, mientras cerca de 32,000 permanecen en albergues temporales de emergencia.

  • LLUVIAS E INUNDACIONES: República Dominicana, Colombia y Nicaragua, entre otros, registran inundaciones en varias de sus regiones debido a las fuertes lluvias de los últimos días.

10 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • EARTHQUAKE IN ECUADOR: A coverage of 12% has been achieved from the Flash Appeal in the first three weeks. The death toll rose to 660 people, 15 people are still missing, 190,364 received sanitary attention and 32,757 people are sheltered.

  • RAINS AND FLOODS: Dominican Republic, Colombia and Nicaragua report floods in various regions due to heavy rains in the last days.

10 May 2016 description

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 9 May, 2016 (CARPHA)—Eliminating mosquito breeding sites, avoiding mosquito bites, and protecting pregnant women from Zika virus are the key messages of the inaugural Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week, launched today by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the CARICOM Secretariat.

10 May 2016 description

RACINE, Wis., May 4, 2016 — Today, SC Johnson announced that it will contribute with in-kind goods valued in nearly $1.5 million to support the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and provide vulnerable families with preventative resources against mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus. The company will donate personal repellents, containing DEET, and spatial repellents, such as mosquito coils, for distribution in regions where the Zika virus is most prevalent.

06 May 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 38 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Zika Epidemiological Update on 28 April, Grenada, Peru, and Saint Barthélemy have confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

05 May 2016 description
  • As of 4 May 2016, 57 countries and territories report continuing mosquito-borne transmission; for 44 countries this is their first documented Zika virus outbreak (Fig. 1).

  • Mosquito-borne transmission (Table 1):

  • 44 countries are experiencing a first outbreak of Zika virus since 2015, with no previous evidence of circulation, and with ongoing transmission by mosquitos.

  • 13 countries reported evidence of Zika virus transmission between 2007 and 2014, with ongoing transmission.