Pakistan: Weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report No. 35, 23-29 Aug 2008
The WMMR objectives are to monitor the trend of health conditions over a period of time and provide vital information to all health partners. The WMMR is only a snapshot of the health conditions in those facilities where events are registered and data collected and does not necessarily reflect the situation from other health facilities.
The WMMR is a publication that has been developed for emergencies and previously used in other areas such as the Darfur Crisis.
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- Proportion of consultations for acute diarrhoea showing a gradual declining trend in all earthquake affected districts
- Three alerts were received investigated accordingly
- There were no outbreak reported from any earthquake affected district. In week 35, total 67,419 consultations reported from 254 reporting units ARI remains the leading cause of consultation this week accounting for 19% of total consultations
- Acute Diarrhoea was reported in 10% of all consultations, a decrease by 1% compared to the previous week