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15 Jul 2019 description

Selon de nouvelles estimations, les taux de vaccination au niveau mondial stagnent dangereusement, du fait des conflits, des inégalités et d’un relâchement de la vigilance

NEW YORK/GENÈVE, le 15 juillet 2019 – 20 millions d’enfants dans le monde – plus d’un enfant sur 10 – n’ont pas reçu en 2018 les vaccins vitaux, notamment contre la rougeole, la diphtérie et le tétanos, selon les nouvelles données publiées par l’OMS et l’UNICEF.

15 Jul 2019 description
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New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality and complacency

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 15 July 2019 – 20 million children worldwide – more than 1 in 10 – missed out on lifesaving vaccines such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018, according to new data from WHO and UNICEF.

10 May 2019 description

In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, Haiti and Venezuela reported confirmed cases.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in Haiti and Venezuela.

In Haiti, between epidemiological week (EW) 32 of 2014 and EW 16 of 2019, there were 838 probable cases 1 reported, including 108 deaths; of these, 276 were confirmed (267 by laboratory criteria and 9 by epidemiological link) (Table 1).

19 Mar 2019 description

In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, Haiti and Venezuela reported confirmed cases between December 2018 and February 2019.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in Haiti and Venezuela.

23 Jan 2019 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, the outbreaks are ongoing in Haiti and Venezuela; both have reported cases in 2019 that occurred between December 2018 and January 2019.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation.

19 Dec 2018 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and Venezuela, the outbreaks are ongoing.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in these countries.

30 Nov 2018 description

La violencia contra la mujer afecta a casi el 60% de las mujeres en algunos países de las Américas En promedio, una de cada tres mujeres en la región ha padecido violencia física y/o sexual por parte de su pareja en algún momento de sus vidas, pero este número varía de entre 1 de cada 7 en Brasil, Panamá y Uruguay, a casi 6 de cada 10 mujeres en Bolivia.

30 Nov 2018 description

On average, one in three women in the Region has suffered physical and/or sexual violence from an intimate partner at some point in their lives. However, this number varies from 1 in 7 in Brazil, Panama and Uruguay, to almost 6 in 10 women in Bolivia.

30 Oct 2018 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 41 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and Venezuela, the outbreaks are ongoing.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in these countries.

29 Oct 2018 description

Difteria en las Américas – Resumen de la situación Entre la semana epidemiológica (SE) 1 y la SE 41 de 2018, tres países de la Región de las Américas (Colombia, Haití, y la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) notificaron casos confirmados de difteria. En Haití y en Venezuela el brote continúa activo.
A continuación, un resumen de la situación en esos países.

En Colombia, se notificaron 8 casos confirmados incluidas 3 defunciones. No se reportaron casos adicionales desde julio de este año.

17 Oct 2018 description

A WHO Special Initiative in collaboration with UNFCCC and the Fijian Presidency of the COP-23 (SIDS in the Caribbean Region)

Introduction

Humanity entered a new millennium with unprecedented challenges on a planetary scale. Carbon dioxide emissions, loss of biodiversity, loss of forests, water use, ocean acidification, have all been rapidly increasing for the past 100 to 200 years.

12 Oct 2018 description

Miragoâne, Haiti - In order to support the Haitian Ministry of Health (MoH) in reducing maternal and neonatal deaths, PAHO/WHO assists the Health Departmental of Nippes (DSNi) in improving the quality of health care through capacity building and training for the health workers.

12 Oct 2018 description

Summary of the situation

In 2017, a total of 13,803 suspected cases of cholera were reported on the island of Hispaniola: 13,681 cases (including 159 deaths) in Haiti and 122 cases (including 4 deaths) in the Dominican Republic. To date in 2018, a total of 3,224 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Hispaniola, 96% in Haiti. In addition, Mexico reported a cholera case in June 2018.

The following is a summary of the situation in each country.

09 Oct 2018 description

A 5.9 Earthquake struck the North-West of Haiti on Saturday October 6th 8:20pm, affecting communes in the North-West and the Artibonite departments. 17 deaths were reported by Monday, 9 in Port-de-Paix, 1 in St. Louis North (North-West) and 7 in Gros Morne (Artibonite). At least 333 people are injured, most of them in hospitals in the North West, Artibonite and North departments. According to initial assessments, 7783 families need urgent humanitarian assistance, due to the partial or total destruction of their homes.

22 Sep 2018 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 37 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. While in Colombia no new cases have been detected (since July 2018), in Haiti and Venezuela the outbreaks are ongoing.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in these countries.

29 Aug 2018 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 34 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in these countries.

08 Aug 2018 description

Summary of the situation

In 2017, a total of 13,803 suspected cases of cholera were reported on the island of Hispaniola: 13,681 cases (including 159 deaths) in Haiti and 122 cases (including 4 deaths) in the Dominican Republic.

02 Aug 2018 description

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 30 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2017, four countries in the Region (Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) had reported confirmed diphtheria cases.

The following is a summary of the situation in each country with reported confirmed diphtheria cases in 2018.

01 Aug 2018 description

Difteria en las Américas – Resumen de la situación

Entre la semana epidemiológica (SE) 1 y la SE 30 de 2018, tres países (Colombia, Haití, y la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) notificaron casos confirmados de difteria; mientras que en 2017 cuatro países de la Región (Brasil, Haití, la República Bolivariana de Venezuela y la República Dominicana) notificaron casos confirmados de difteria.

A continuación, un resumen de la situación de los países que notificaron casos confirmados de difteria en 2018.

08 Jun 2018 description

Contents

329 Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, April 2018 – conclusions and recommendations

Sommaire

329 Réunion du Groupe stratégique consultatif d’experts sur la vaccination, avril 2018 – conclusions et recommandations