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27 Dec 2002 description

This report includes:

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries

07 Nov 2002 description
report UN General Assembly


Says new approach needed to improve cooperation in statement to Third Committee

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

10 Jun 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target: CHF 2,373,587 (revised budget)
Programme Update No. 01;
Period covered. January to May 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 45.4%
Outstanding needs: CHF 1,222,194

Operational developments

10 Apr 2002 description

The highest burden of this disease occurs in sub-Saharan Africa in an area that is referred to as the meningitis belt. This is the area between Senegal and Ethiopia and includes all or part of at least 15 countries, with an estimated total population of approximately 300 million. Epidemics occur in seasonal cycles between the end of November and the end of June, depending on the location and climate of the country and decline rapidly with the arrival of the rainy season. WHO has received reports from ministries of health in the following countries: