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30 Sep 2015 description

UMERKOT: At least eight cases of the deadly dengue fever were reported in Umerkot district of Sindh province on Tuesday raising fears of an uncontrollable dengue outbreak.

The Pathological laboratory annexed to Umerkot Civil Hospital confirmed the deadly virus in a 28-year-old woman while seven other cases were confirmed from private laboratories

All the cases were reported within 24 hours in the Umerkot city of the district while residents of the area are complaining about lack of facilities in the hospital and the facility's refusal to treat patients in isolation.

21 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 July 2015

Iraq: More than 74,440 people have been displaced from Saqlawiyah in Falluja district since 8 July, and tens of thousands reportedly remain trapped in Falluja and Ramadi districts. There are now more than 3.1 million IDPs across 3,613 locations in Iraq; 300,000 people have been displaced from and within Anbar since military operations began in April.

12 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 45 (2 - 8 Nov 2014)

• 8 suspected CCHF cases including 1 death were reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 78 out of 87 districts and 2,679 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 83 districts with 2,525 health facilities shared weekly data in week 44, 2014.

• A total of 788,892 patients consultations reported in this week 45, 2014.

05 Nov 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 44 (26 Oct - 1 Nov 2014)

• In this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases were reported. 3 cases were from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, while 1 case reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 83 out of 87 districts and 2,525 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 83 districts with 2,747 health facilities shared weekly data in week 43, 2014.

• A total of 1,169,938 patients consultations reported in this week 44, 2014.

22 Oct 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 42 (12 - 18 October 2014)

• In this week, 81 out of 87 districts and 2,750 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 85 districts with 2,791 health facilities shared weekly data in week 41, 2014.

• A total of 1,078,852 patients consultations reported in this week 42, 2014.

02 Sep 2014 description

Highlights

• CCHF: During this week, 6 suspected CCHF cases with 1 deaths have been reported 3 suspected cases were from Balochistan prov‐ ince; while 1 each from Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

• In this week, 85 out of 87 districts and 3,014 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 86 districts with 3,139 health facilities shared weekly data in week 33, 2014.

• A total of 1,381,195 patients consultations reported in this week 34, 2014.

02 Sep 2014 description

By Hasan Mansoor

KARACHI: The Sindh health department has designated hundreds of officials as health inspectors across the province to control dengue that had claimed 32 lives besides infecting around 6,000 people last year, it emerged on Sunday. In a notification issued by the secretary of the provincial health department, the district health officers along with the executive district officer for health in Karachi have been classified as health inspectors.

22 Aug 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 32 (3 - 9 August 2014)

• CCHF: During this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases with 2 deaths have been reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 81 out of 87 districts and 2,945 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 82 districts with 2,437 health facilities shared weekly data in week 31, 2014.

• A total of 1,288,459 patients consultations reported in this week 32, 2014.

19 Aug 2014 description

Snapshot 13-19 August

Yemen: The 9 August Al Jawf ceasefire has been broken. Access to people affected by the conflict in Al Jawf is extremely limited due to persistent insecurity, and it is very difficult to obtain information. Almost 3,000 people have died in violence since the National Dialogue Conference took place on 25 January.

06 Aug 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 31 (27 July - 2 Aug 2014)

• CCHF: During this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases with 1 death have been reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 82 out of 87 districts and 2,437 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 70 districts with 2,366 health facilities shared weekly data in week 30, 2014.

05 Aug 2014 description

Snapshot 30 July–5 August

OPt: As a 72-hour truce begins, 1,179 civilians have been reported killed since Operation Protective Edge started. A third of the population of the Gaza Strip – 485,000 people – have been displaced, an increase of 270,000 since last week. Most IDPs are staying in schools, which are severely overcrowded. The health system is overwhelmed.

31 Jul 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 29 (13 - 19 July 2014)

• CCHF: During this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases with 3 deaths have been reported 2 cases were Punjab province, while 1 each from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces; (1 out of 4 suspected cases be‐ longs to Afghanistan and were brought to Pakistan for treatment).

30 Jul 2014 description

IN THIS BULLETIN

English News

Polio Cases Recorded

Health Profile: District Multan

Maps

Articles

Urdu News

Health Directory

HIGHLIGHTS:

Polio spread feared over mass displacement

Dengue: Mosquito larva still exists in Pindi

Lack of coordination hampering vaccination of NWA children

Delayed security nods affect polio drives in city

Combating dengue: Fumigation carried out in rural areas

22 Jul 2014 description

Snapshot 16–22 July

oPT: 583 have been reported killed and over 100,000 displaced since Operation Protective Edge began on 8 July. There are urgent needs for essential drugs, shelter, water, and food assistance in the Gaza Strip, requiring greater humanitarian space.

18 Jul 2014 description

Contents

Monsoon Updates-2014 .......................................................................................................... 1

Monsoon Weather Situation Report as of 16-7-2014 .................................................................. 1

National Weekly Weather Outlook (Monsoon 2014) as of 16-7-2014 ............................................ 2

Monsoon Rainfall Alert Map of Pakistan as of 16-7-2014 ............................................................ 3

16 Jul 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 28 (6 - 12 July 2014)

• CCHF: During this week, 2 laboratory confirmed CCHF cases (1 belongs to Afghanistan) and 2 deaths have been reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province; (3 out of 7 suspected cases belongs to Afghanistan and were brought to Pakistan for treatment).

• In this week, 75 out of 87 districts and 2,981 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 76 districts with 2,925 health facilities shared weekly data in week 27, 2014.

15 Jul 2014 description

Snapshot 9–15 July

oPT: 178 Palestinians have been killed since the launch of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge on 8 July. Around 17,000 people have sought shelter in UNRWA schools. Rockets from Syria and Lebanon have hit the north of Israel, raising fears of the conflict spreading.

Democratic Republic of Congo: More than 30,000 people are estimated to have been displaced in North Kivu, South Kivu, and Katanga in June, due to FARDC military operations and fighting between armed groups.

14 Jul 2014 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 26 (22 - 28 June 2014)

• CCHF: During this week, 2 lab confirmed CCHF case have been reported from province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (belongs to Afghanistan).

• In this week, 76 out of 87 districts and 2,751 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 76 districts with 2,770 health facilities shared weekly data in week 25, 2014.

01 Jul 2014 description

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone: The Ebola outbreak that started at the beginning of 2014 has resurged, with more than 635 cases recorded, including 399 deaths, as of 23 June. WHO is urging a wider, inter-country response to the subregional crisis.

South Sudan: SAM was found to be at 6% from a screening of 500,000 children. In Bentiu UN base, the under-five mortality rate has passed the emergency threshold. 2,300 cases of cholera have been reported.