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03 Jan 2012 description

Highlights: Week 50 (12 - 18 Dec 2011)

-14 Typhoid case reported this week

-Anthrax outbreak in Gokwe North

Contents
A.General context
B.Epidemic prone diseases
C.Events of public health importance in the region
D.Completeness and timeliness of the national data
E.Acknowledgments
F.Annexes
1.Classification of events that may constitute a Public Event of International Concern
2.Standard case definitions
3.Alert/action epidemic thresholds

01 Jan 2012 description

Highlights:

Week 52 (26 Dec 2011-1 Jan 2012)

  • 54 Typhoid case reported this week

  • Mutoko Anthrax epicurv

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Completeness and timeliness of the national data

E.Acknowledgments

F. Annexes

  1. Classification of events that may constitute a Public Event of International Concern

  2. Standard case definitions

  3. Alert/action epidemic thresholds

25 Dec 2011 description

Highlights: Week 51 (19 - 25 Dec 2011)

  • 76 Typhoid case reported this week

  • Anthrax outbreak in Gokwe North and Centenary

Contents

A.General context
B.Epidemic prone diseases
C.Events of public health importance in the region
D.Completeness and timeliness of the national data
E.Acknowledgments
F. Annexes
1. Classification of events that may constitute a Public Event of International Concern
2. Standard case definitions
3. Alert/action epidemic thresholds

20 Dec 2011 description

Highlights

  • Outbreak of Typhoid in Harare City

  • Outbreak of Anthrax in Mashonaland Central Province

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Timeliness and completeness of the national data

E.Acknowledgments

F. Annexes

1: classification of events that may constitute a Public Events of International Concern

  1. Standard case definitions

  2. Alert/action epidemic thresholds

24 Nov 2011 description

Highlights

  • Typhoid cases reported per week doubles in Harare

  • Kwekwe Diarrhoea outbreak now in control

  • Muzarabani and Patchway Cholera Alerts investigated

22 Nov 2011 description

Highlights

  • 26 June 2011, last cases of cholera reported

  • 7069 diarrhoea cases reported nationwide

  • Decrease in Kadoma diarrhoea cases

  • Typhoid cases in Harare

15 Nov 2011 description

Highlights

  • 26 June 2011, last cases of cholera reported

  • 6930 diarrhoea cases reported nationwide

  • Decrease in Kadoma diarrhoea cases

02 Nov 2011 description

Highlights

  • 26 June 2011, last cases of cholera reported

  • Three suspected measles cases in Mutare district

  • 238 Diarrhea cases in Kadoma

25 Oct 2011 description

Highlights

 Thirteen weeks of no cholera cases

 suspected measles cases in eight districts

 Kadoma diarrhea outbreak

05 Oct 2011 description

Highlights

  • Eleven weeks of no cholera cases - 30 suspected measles cases were reported

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Preparedness

E.Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up

G. Annexes:

1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds

2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week

26 Sep 2011 description

Highlights

  • Ten weeks of no cholera cases
  • 15 suspected measles cases were reported

Contents

A. General context

B. Epidemic prone diseases

C. Events of public health importance in the region

D. Preparedness

E. Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up

G.Annexes:
1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds
2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week

22 Sep 2011 description

Highlights

  • No Cholera cases reported

  • 16 suspected measles cases were reported

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Preparedness

E. Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up G.Annexes:

1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds

2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week

30 Aug 2011 description

Highlights

  • No Cholera cases reported

  • 41 suspected measles cases were reported

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Preparedness

E. Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up

G.Annexes:

1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds

2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition byweek

18 Aug 2011 description

Highlights

  • No Cholera cases reported

  • 38 suspected measles cases were reported

  • There are no more malaria and typhoid outbreaks being reported.

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health importance in the region

D.Preparedness

E.Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up

Annex 1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds

25 May 2011 description

Highlights

Cholera cases reported in Chiredzi and Chipinge
3 741 malaria cases and 3 deaths reported

Contents

A.General context
B.Epidemic prone diseases
C.Events of public health concern in the region
D.Preparedness
E.Timeliness and completeness of data
F. Recommendations for action/follow up
Annex 1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds
Annex 2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week

20 May 2011 description

Highlights

Cholera cases reported in Chimanimani and Chipinge

Week 17 Malaria statistics not yet available

Contents

A.General context
B.Epidemic prone diseases
C.Events of public health concern in the region
D.Preparedness
E.Timeliness and completeness of data
F. Recommendations for action/follow up
Annex 1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds
Annex 2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week

20 May 2011 description

Highlights

Cholera cases reported in Chimanimani and Chipinge

Highest number of malaria cases reported in Manicaland

Contents

A.General context

B.Epidemic prone diseases

C.Events of public health concern in the region

D.Preparedness

E.Timeliness and completeness of data

F. Recommendations for action/follow up

Annex 1: Standard case definitions and alert/action epidemic thresholds

Annex 2: National summary of cases/deaths by condition by week