La situation épidémiologique se présente comme suit :
- Surveillance épidémiologique :
1.1 Méningite :
a. Notification :
Quatre (4) cas suspects de méningite non suivis de décès ont été notifiés par les régions de :
Koulikoro : 1 cas dans le district sanitaire de Kati ;
District de Bamako : 3 cas dans les Communes III (1) et VI (2).
Following the 3 January attack by Boko Haram in Baga, Borno State, in northern Nigeria, 5,000 displaced people arrived at the ‘Teacher Village’ camp in Maiduguri, the state capital, where MSF is assisting them. Our teams are also working in neighbouring Niger where refugees continue to arrive. With the upcoming risk of electoral violence, MSF teams in the south of Nigeria are preparing an emergency response plan.
- 25 Schistosomiasis: number of people treated worldwide in 2013
- 25 Schistosomiase: nombre de personnes traitées dans le monde en 2013
Government of Mali and United Nations announce end of Ebola outbreak in Mali.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for UNMEER visited Bamako from 21-22 January 2015 and met with the Malian Prime Minister, the Minister of Health, the First Lady of Mali, the UN Country Team, and other partners involved in the EVD response.
IOM statistics on migrations from Guinea to Mali highlight the need for targeted cross-border surveillance.
Essential role of health workers at Bamako airport.
Over 42,000 people are living in overcrowded tents after heavy flooding in Malawi. Red Cross is working hard to provide safe water and prevent cholera and malaria outbreaks.
With over a third of Malawi devastated by floods, the International Red Cross Movement is racing to help 42,000 desperate people.
Secretary-General Ethel Kaimila of Malawi Red Cross Society has a grim report from the stricken districts. "Floods are a common occurrence in Malawi but nothing so desperate as this has been seen for more than a decade.
The Government of Japan has decided to newly dispatch a expert to the Republic of Liberia through the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West African countries. The expert will depart early February and take part in the Infection Prevention and Control in the field.
This brings to 14 the total number of Japanese experts having participated or participating in the WHO mission.
UNICEF is requesting US$116.9 million to meet the humanitarian needs of children in Sudan.
UNICEF is requesting US$111,705,413 to meet the humanitarian needs of women and children in Somalia in 2015.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), armed conflict and the corresponding displacement of people continue to dominate the humanitarian context in the eastern part of the country, including southeastern Katanga province, with over 2.7 million people still displaced.In Katanga alone, the number of newly displaced people increased by 22 per cent in the second half of 2014.2 Population movement in DRC is complex and dynamic: attacks on people and gross violations of human rights by numerous armed actors continue, with zones of violence and displacement constantly shifting with zones …
A new maternity unit for pregnant women with Ebola – or those suspected of having Ebola – has been opened within an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone by the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
The new maternity unit is in Kissy, a suburb of Freetown, where MSF has been running an Ebola treatment centre since 8 January. The centre has been admitting patients for the past three weeks, but the new maternity unit for suspected and confirmed Ebola patients will enable medical teams to provide specialised care for pregnant women.
Jim Yong Kim énonce sa vision pour une conjugaison des efforts publics et privés afin de réduire les risques.
Les rapports sur les perspectives de la sécurité alimentaire de FEWS NET pour janvier à juin 2015 au Sahel et en Afrique de l’ouest sont basés sur les hypothèses régionales suivantes établies en fin décembre 2014:
PERFORMANCE DE LA SAISON
Monrovia,Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the future of the country’s economic growth is still “severely challenged” attributing it to the Ebola virus disease that struck Liberia last year which not only negatively impacted the health and social systems but the economy.
“Sharp declines in domestic food production, mining activities, cross border trade, transport services and hospitality led to a dramatic decline in our growth rate: from a projected 5.9 percent to an initial -0.4 percent; although later revised to 1 percent,” the Liberian leader said.