Epidemic

Maps and updates related to this term.

28,915 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
26 Sep 2016 description

Faits saillants

  • Le Groupement Mbebe, dans le Territoire de Lubudi, reçoit sa première vague de déplacés

  • Plus de 9 300 personnes retournées assistées en vivres et articles non alimentaires, au sud-ouest de Mitwaba

Contexte général

26 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 20 September, a total of 2,143 cholera cases have been reported, including 31 deaths. The total number of cholera cases reported this year has exceeded those in 2015. The case fatality rate (CFR), currently at 1.44 per cent, remains substantially lower than last year, reflecting significant improvements in case management and timely referral.

26 Sep 2016 description

September 23, 2016:

The Ministry of Health, following consultation with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) would like to inform the public that as of September 22nd, 2016, the number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago stands at 489. Nineteen of these cases are in Tobago. The number of Zika positive pregnancies is 294.

The Ministry reminds citizens that four of five infected persons will not show any symptoms of the Zika virus and that only ‘high risk’ cases are confirmed by CARPHA. High risk cases are:-

  • Pregnant Women

25 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

23 septembre 2016 – Une initiative en matière d'assainissement dans le sud-est d'Haïti a montré des résultats encourageants pour les habitants, avec une réduction importante du nombre d'infections transmises par l'eau, selon le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF).

25 Sep 2016 description

Islamabad, September 21, 2016: Pakistan and Afghanistan polio teams gathered in Islamabad today to deliberate on common challenges and issues faced by both countries during the course of polio eradication. The meeting agreed on improving the cross border coordination mechanism to fast track progress finish line. The meeting was organized in the backdrop of the recent outbreak in the South KP / FATA and South Eastern Afghanistan Block. Basic objective of the meeting was to review status in the Common polio Reservoirs and joint planning to address the outbreaks.

24 Sep 2016 description

La situation épidémiologique de cette semaine a été caractérisée par une accalmie pour les maladies sous surveillance. Par ailleurs, suite à la survenue de l’épidémie de la fièvre de la vallée du Rift dans la région de Tahoua au Niger, district de Tchintabaraden frontalier avec la région de Ménaka, l’information a été donnée à toutes les Directions Régionales de la Santé pour disposition à prendre ainsi que la mise à leur disposition, des directives techniques sur la maladie de la fièvre de la vallée du Rift.

24 Sep 2016 description

Le Plan de relance post-Ebola a été officiellement présenté aux partenaires bis et multilatéraux de la Guinée, le Vendredi 9 Décembre 2016 à l’Hôtel Noom. Le Système des Nations Unies en Guinée, à travers Mme la Coordonnatrice et les représentants de plusieurs agences dont le PNUD, l’UNICEF, le HCR, PAM l’UNESCO et autres, a pris part à cette rencontre.

24 Sep 2016 description

New York, 23 September 2016 - One year after the July 2015 International Ebola Recovery Conference organized at the United Nations, Guinea signaled its willingness to turn the Ebola page by announcing the creation of a National Post-Ebola Recovery and Resilience Trust Fund (PERRTF).

24 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 7,500 women and children will benefit from 15 boreholes drilled out of the planned 20 boreholes in Bidibidi settlement, Yumbe district.

• 3,465 caregivers of vulnerable children aged 0-23 months are accessing infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counselling in the refugee hosting districts.

• 20,296 and 40,192 children have been immunized against polio and measles respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ERC O’Brien highlights depth of humanitarian crisis in Yemen at UN General Assembly event

  • GoUK, UN, and OIC announce an additional $100 million to support relief activities in Yemen

  • Violence escalates; NGO suspends operations due to increased insecurity

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Sep 2016 description
report ALIMA

Dakar/Niamey, 21 septembre 2016. Une grave épidémie de fièvre de la Vallée du Rift qui sévit depuis fin du mois d’août dans la région de Tahoua, a fait 21 morts sur 52 cas suspects recensés selon le Ministère de la santé. ALIMA (The Alliance For International Medical Action) en collaboration avec les autorités sanitaires, a ouvert en urgence un centre de traitement à Tchintabaraden.

23 Sep 2016 description
report ALIMA

Dakar / Niamey, September 21, 2016 — A severe epidemic of Rift Valley fever has been raging in the Tahoua region since late August, killing 21 out of 52 suspected cases identified by the health authorities.

ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action), in collaboration with local health authorities, has opened an emergency treatment center in Tchintabaraden.

“We had confirmation on Friday that the samples taken by our teams tested positive for Rift Valley haemorrhagic fever,” says Dr. Oumarou Maidadji, medical coordinator for ALIMA.

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

23 September 2016 – Warning of a “significant humanitarian deterioration” following fresh outbreaks of cholera in his country, Haitian President Jocelerme Privert took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call for swift implementation of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s urgent appeal for redoubled efforts to fight the scourge and aid its victims.

23 Sep 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 18-24 September 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, West Nile fever and MERS.

23 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 5,691 people fled to Uganda from South Sudan on the 21st and 22nd September. The average rate of new arrivals from South Sudan for September is 3,063 per day, compared to 1,594 and 1,727 per day in August and July respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description
file preview
English version

Key Updates

 Angola epidemiological update (as of 15 September):

o The last confirmed case had symptom onset on 23 June.

o Three of the four laboratory positive cases reported in the previous situation report have been discarded as having recent vaccination history. The remaining case reported in Tchindjenje district in Huambo province is under investigation.

o Phase II of the vaccination campaign has been prepared and will begin shortly in 12 districts in nine provinces.

23 Sep 2016 description

Nutrition for Growth: Sierra Leone’s progress on its commitments 3 years later

Ranking 181/188 in the Human Development Index, Sierra Leone remains one of the countries with the highest maternal and infant mortality rates. According to the 2014 National Nutrition Survey, the Global Acute Malnutrition, Severe Acute Malnutrition and stunting (chronic malnutrition) rates in Sierra Leone stand at 4.7%, 1.0% and 28.8% respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description
file preview
English version
file preview
Arabic version

Highlights

  • Inter-agency cross-line humanitarian convoy to Big Orem attacked

  • Government declares end to week-long Cessation of Hostilities (CoH)

  • Improved humanitarian access into western Aleppo City

  • Two cross-border convoys reach 162,000 civilians in need

  • Evacuations from Al Wa’er postponed

  • Older Syrians three times more likely to display psychological stress

Situation Overview