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18 Feb 2017 description

Face à une augmentation anormale du nombre de cas de paludismes rapportés par le Ministère de la santé publique et de la lutte contre le SIDA du Burundi, l’OMS a déployé une équipe d’investigation composée d’experts afin d’évaluer l’ampleur, les facteurs qui entretiennent les flambées persistantes depuis la 39 ème semaine de l’année 2016.

17 Feb 2017 description

Situation summary in the Americas

Since epidemiological week (EW) 1 to EW 5 of 2017, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and the Plurinational State of Bolivia, have reported yellow fever cases. Colombia and Peru have reported probable cases, one and three respectively; the Plurinational State of Bolivia reported a case under investigation while Brazil has reported confirmed and suspected cases under investigation.

The following is a situation summary in Bolivia and Brazil.

17 Feb 2017 description

Medical teams supported by WHO set up mobile clinics in hard to access areas of north-eastern Nigeria. The teams are called “hard-to-reach” teams (HTR) because their mission is to reach remote and insecure areas to provide urgently needed care to populations deprived of essential health services. The 8-year conflict has caused widespread forced displacement and acute food and nutrition insecurity. Large areas of Borno state, the most-affected state, remain inaccessible to humanitarian assistance.

17 Feb 2017 description

Contents

77 Human rabies: 2016 updates and call for data

87 Regional Technical Advisory Group on Immunization: Request for nominations

Sommaire

77 Rage humaine: mise à jour de 2016 et appel à la communication de données

87 Groupe consultatif technique régional sur la vaccination de l’OMS: Appel à candidatures

17 Feb 2017 description

Aucun syndrome n’a été signalé cette semaine.

Autres relevés :

Dengue

· Îles Salomon : Entre le mois d’août 2016 et le 5 février 2017, 10 095 cas ont été déclarés dans l’ensemble des dix provinces du pays. Au total, 2 721 tests de diagnostic rapide ont été réalisés (diagnostic rapide classique Dengue Duo) entre la semaine 33 de 2016 et la semaine 5 de 2017, dont 1 178 (43 %) se sont révélés positifs (NS1 ou IgM).

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Jobs

2 entries found
13 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Mar 2017 World Health Organization

Project summary:

Over the years, WHO and partners have published various guiding documents which have relevance for the use of strategic information for the health sector response. Some documents need to be updated or complemented with additional information, from country experience, and with supporting tools, to be used in countries.

07 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 24 Feb 2017 World Health Organization

As the global response to HIV strives to improve the continuum of HIV care in low and middle income countries, synthesis of evidence from a diverse and enlarging pool of interventions targeting this cascade is urgently needed. Traditional evidence synthesis through paper-based and peer-reviewed systematic reviews and meta-analyses often emerge months and sometimes years after primary data are published and may also fail to capture very recent data.

Training

1 entries found
17 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Apr 2017 Training date: 15 May 2017 to 30 Nov 2017 World Health Organization, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Introduction