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23 Jun 2017 description

Date of information: 22 June 2017

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

23 Jun 2017 description

Abstract

​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 June - 24 June 2017 and includes updates on measles, rubella, Ebola virus disease, influenza A(H7N9), Legionnaires' disease, poliomyelitis and West Nile fever.

22 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 20 June 2017, the total number of reported cases remained 8, including 3 probable cases and 5 laboratory confirmed cases (2 confirmed cases by PCR - detection of viral DNA in the blood- and 3 cases with positive serology IgG -detection of antibodies in the blood).

  • As of 20 June 2017, there were 4 recorded deaths, including 1 confirmed Ebola case and 3 probable cases.

  • The last confirmed case was reported and isolated on 11 May 2017 translating to 40 days without a PCR confirmed case as of 20 June 2017.

20 Jun 2017 description

Date of information: 19 June 2017

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

19 Jun 2017 description

Current major event

Diagnostic capacity for Zika Virus enhanced

19 Jun 2017 description

Reporting period: 1 – 31 May 2017

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cholera remains a high public health concern with outbreaks reported in several counties. Cumulatively 5 081 cases and 169 deaths reported in 10 out of the 80 counties.

  • Conflict continues to causes wide-spread displacement of people in several States requiring a number of health responses.

18 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

BIBIANE AMBONGO

BLOG – Mon tel sonne. Je suis chez moi à Kisangani (province de la Tshopo) où je travaille comme responsable du bureau de l’UNICEF pour les provinces voisines de la Tshopo et du Bas-Uélé. Il est 22h30. Lorsque je vois le numéro du Représentant ai de l’UNICEF en République Démocratique du Congo (le Dr Tajudeen Oyewale) s’afficher sur l’écran de mon téléphone, j’essaie de faire le rapprochement avec l’heure. A cette heure, un coup de fil de Tajudeen ? Ca ne peut être qu’une catastrophe. Effectivement, cela en est bien une : Ebola.

16 Jun 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

15 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 12 June 2017, the total number of reported cases was 8, including 3 probable cases and 5 laboratory confirmed cases (2 confirmed cases by PCR -search of virus in the blood- and 3 cases with positive serology IgG -search of antibodies in the blood).

  • As of 12 June 2017, there were 4 recorded deaths, including 1 confirmed Ebola case and 3 probable cases.

  • The last confirmed case was reported and isolated on 11 May, 2017 translating to 32 days without a PCR confirmed case as of 12 June 2017.

14 Jun 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.

14 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants

A la date du 4 juin 2017, le nombre total de cas déclarés était de 8, dont 3 cas probables et 5 cas confirmés en laboratoire (2 cas confirmés par PCR – recherche du virus dans le sang et 3 cas avec sérologie positive recherche des anticorps dans le sang. À la date du 4 juin 2017, il y a eu 4 décès enregistrés, comprenant 1 cas d’Ebola confirmé et 3 cas probables.

Le dernier cas confirmé a été signalé et isolé le 11 mai, autrement dit il y a 21 jours sans cas confirmé à compter du 2 juin 2017.

13 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description

République démocratique du Congo - Dix-sept cas d’Ebola (12 suspects, trois probables et deux confirmés) ont récemment été signalés en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), d’après l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé. A ce jour, quatre personnes sont mortes de la maladie. L’épidémie reste actuellement confinée à la zone de santé de Likati, où le Ministre congolais de la santé publique a été officiellement averti de l’épidémie le 11 mai 2017.

12 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Assessments are ongoing in the Kasaï region, but access and resources are a challenge to WFP’s immediate assistance.

  • Bas-Uele province has seen an increase of the number of refugees from the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) in the past month. Since 30 April, more than 21,000 refugees have crossed the border into DRC. WFP requires additional resources to respond to this new influx.

12 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

242,266 Total Burundian population of concern

65,314 Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

125,109 Total population in Nduta Camp

51,799 Total population in Mtendeli Camp

FUNDING

217,250,427 USD Required Funding for Tanzania as part of Burundi Regional Refugee

PRIORITIES

  • Keep pace with the construction of transitional shelters and school classrooms across all camps.

09 Jun 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO, UN Agencies, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners continue to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to rapidly investigate and respond to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in the north-east of the country.