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16 Nov 2017 description

Abidjan, 16 November, 2017 - A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has revealed that undernutrition is still persistent in the region and the number of stunted children has increased. The Africa Nutrition Report, launched today in Abidjan, Ivory Coast also indicates that a growing number of children under five years old are overweight.

19 Aug 2016 description
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Background

  1. The African Public Health Emergency Fund (APHEF or the Fund) was established by the Regional Committee in 2012 with the aim of providing catalytic resources for initiating timely responses to public health emergencies. Ever since, commitments have been made at every subsequent Regional Committee session to improve the functionality of this solidarity fund.

27 Jun 2016 description

Disease epidemics result in substantial ill health and loss of lives and therefore pose a threat to global health security, undermine socio-economic lives and destabilize societies.

31 Jan 2014 description

A general overview of outbreaks that occurred within the WHO African Region between January and December 2013 is provided in this issue.

Overview of reported outbreaks in WHO African Region

Based on data received from the Event Management System (EMS)*, 72 public health events were reported to the Regional Office between January and December 2013, of which 89% (64 / 72) were due to infectious diseases; with cholera being the most frequently reported infectious event (33%). The distribution of these events is shown in figure 1 and 2 and table1.

22 Jan 2013 description

IN THIS ISSUE

NTD REGIONAL NEWS

AFRO’s Regional Strategy Steps into Second Gear
Building Capacity for Monitoring and Evaluation
Media Training on NTD Reporting

COUNTRY UPDATES: News from the field

NTD RESEARCH

NTD EVENTS CALENDAR

07 Dec 2009 description

As of December 07, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 29 countries have officially reported 16,031 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 109 deaths.

30 Nov 2009 description

As of November 30, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 29 countries have officially reported 15,887 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 108 deaths.

23 Nov 2009 description

As of November 23, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 29 countries have officially reported 15503 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 104 deaths.

16 Nov 2009 description

As of November 16, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 29 countries have officially reported 14,950 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 103 deaths.

04 Nov 2009 description

As of November 04, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 27 countries have officially reported 14580 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 76 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From November 02 to 08
Cases
Deaths
01 Nov 2009 description

As of November 01, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 27 countries have officially reported 14480 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 76 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 26 to November 01
Cases
27 Oct 2009 description

As of October 27, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 27 countries have officially reported 14,109 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 76 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 19 to October 25
Cases
19 Oct 2009 description

As of October 19, 2009, 09H00 GMT, 26 countries have officially reported 13536 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 75 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 12 to 18
Cases
Deaths
13 Oct 2009 description

As of October 13, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 26 countries have officially reported 13297 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 75 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 12 to 18
Cases
Deaths
12 Oct 2009 description

As of October 12, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 25 countries have officially reported 13234 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 75 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 05 to 11
Cases
Deaths
09 Oct 2009 description

As of October 09, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 24 countries have officially reported 12456 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 70 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From October 05 to 11
Cases
Deaths
05 Oct 2009 description

As of October 05, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 24 countries have officially reported 12442 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 70 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From September 28 to October 04
Cases
30 Sep 2009 description

As of September 30, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 24 countries have officially reported 12382 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 70 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From September 28 to October 04
Cases
28 Sep 2009 description

As of September 28, 2009, 12H00 GMT, 24 countries have officially reported 12018 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 58 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From September 28 to October 04
Cases
24 Sep 2009 description

As of September 23, 2009, 17H00 GMT, 24 countries have officially reported 8298 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 41 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed From September 21 to 27
Cases
Deaths