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13 Nov 2018 description

Tandis que la flambée épidémique de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) entre dans son quatrième mois (en prenant la déclaration comme point de départ), et que plus de 300 cas ont été recensés à ce jour, des progrès notables ont été accomplis dans tous les aspects de la riposte. Néanmoins, il faudra encore vaincre de nombreux obstacles pour juguler la transmission intense observée dans la ville de Beni et dans de nouveaux points chauds apparus dans des villages autour de Beni et de Butembo.

12 Nov 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

09 Nov 2018 description

As the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak enters the fourth month since declaration, and case numbers surpass 300, substantial progress has been achieved in all aspects of the response. Nevertheless, there remains a challenging road ahead to control intense transmission in the city of Beni and emerging hotspots in villages around Beni and Butembo. Security incidents and pockets of community resistance continue to impact civilians and frontline workers, requiring the response to continually adapt to the situation.

09 Nov 2018 description

8 novembre 2018 Communiqué de presse Kinshasa

Les nouvelles mesures engagées face aux difficultés rencontrées pour combattre la flambée de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) s’avèrent efficaces, même si la situation reste dangereuse et imprévisible, ont indiqué le Département des opérations de maintien de la paix de l’ONU et l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) après une mission conjointe d’évaluation.

08 Nov 2018 description

New measures to overcome challenges in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are having a positive impact, although the outbreak remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping and the World Health Organization (WHO) said after a joint mission to assess the outbreak.

07 Nov 2018 description

Kampala, 7th November 2018:- The Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) has started vaccinating frontline health workers against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The exercise has begun today in Ntoroko district and will initially be implemented in the five high-risk districts bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

06 Nov 2018 description

L’augmentation de l’incidence des cas confirmés au cours des quatre dernières semaines (Figure 1), surtout dans la ville de Beni et dans les communautés autour de Butembo, est préoccupante. Les incidents de sécurité continuent d’avoir de graves répercussions tant sur les civils que sur les intervenants de première ligne. De plus, des poches de résistance ou de réticence communautaire continuent d’entraver la détection rapide de nouveaux cas et l’efficacité des interventions de riposte.

06 Nov 2018 description

1. Highlights

  • The World Health Organization Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, visited South Sudan to open the Public Health Emergency Operations Center in Juba.

  • The vaccine expert has arrived Juba and the four new WHO consultants were deployed to high risks states of Yambio, Yei, Torit (Nimule) and Wau in response to the re-classification of South Sudan to “very high risk” from “high risk” status.

05 Nov 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

03 Nov 2018 description

Kampala, 3 November 2018:- Uganda has finalized plans to vaccinate frontline health workers in Uganda against Ebola virus-Zaire which is currently affecting parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). According to the Ministry of Health, vaccination will start as soon as next week in the high-risk districts bordering DRC.

02 Nov 2018 description

Zambia has been classified by the World Health Organisation to be at very high risk of importation of cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) from the ongoing epidemic of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the heightened transmission of the virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The WHO Regional Office for Africa is therefore supporting the 10 countries bordering the DRC to heighten vigilance by strengthening capacity for preventing, detecting, investigating and responding quickly to potential Ebola threats.

02 Nov 2018 description

Juba 1 November 2018 – The World Health Organization is supporting the Ministry of Health of South Sudan, to train a total of 214 members of the Rapid Response Teams at the national level and in all the Ebola virus disease (EVD) high-risk states.

01 Nov 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

01 Nov 2018 description

The increase over the past four weeks in confirmed case incidence (Figure 1), most notably in the city of Beni and communities around Butembo, is concerning. Security incidents continue to severely impact both civilians and frontline workers. Moreover, pockets of community resistance or reluctance continue to hamper timely detection of new cases and the effectiveness of response operations.

31 Oct 2018 description
  1. Highlights
  • The World Health Organization Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti , visited South Sudan to open the Public Health Emergency Operations Center in Juba.

  • Four new WHO consultants w ill be deployed to high risks states of Yambio, Yei, Torit (Nimule) and Wau in response to the re -­‐ classification of South Sudan to “very high risk” from “high risk” status.

30 Oct 2018 description

Mukono, 29 October 2018:- The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Ministry of Health to train health workers in Uganda’s armed forces on surveillance and clinical management of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

30 Oct 2018 description

Maladie à virus Ebola – République démocratique du Congo

Bulletin d’information sur les flambées épidémiques

25 octobre 2018