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28 Sep 2018 description

Monkeypox - the United Kingdom ex Nigeria - 2018 Opening date: 12 September 2018 Latest update: 28 September 2018 ÎUpdate of the week On 26 September 2018, the UK reported an additional case of monkeypox. The case was involved in the care of the case in Blackpool Victoria Hospital before monkeypox was diagnosed.

08 Sep 2018 description

SEAR/PR/1700

New Delhi, 7 September 2018: Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to be endemic in the Region.

21 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 35580 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.2% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

19 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 35211 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.2% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

17 Aug 2018 description

Lara Palmisano

Throughout 2017, the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) supported relief operations in 36 countries to ensure delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.

CERF’s 2017 Annual Report, launched today, provides a detailed account of how, during the year, CERF and its partners ensured strategic use of almost $420 million in donor contributions to deliver the highest priority aid, where and when it was need the most.

17 Aug 2018 description

Dengue update

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 35014 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

16 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 34939 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

15 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 34748 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

The outbreak situation in 2017 warranted extensive and regular removal of possible mosquito breeding sites from the environment, along with strengthened patient education on management of fever which resulted in a relatively low mortality.

12 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 33966 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.8% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

10 Aug 2018 description

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 33858 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.9% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

09 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 33739 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.8% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

08 Aug 2018 description

Dengue update

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 33644 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.8% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

05 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 32605 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.7% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

05 Aug 2018 description

SEAR/PR/1693

New Delhi, 3 August 2018: In a significant win against childhood killer diseases, two countries of WHO South-East Asia Region, DPR Korea and Timor-Leste, were today verified for eliminating measles, and six countries certified for controlling rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, two years ahead of the target year 2020.

“These achievements demonstrate the commitment and resolve of countries in the Region towards health of women and children, and for universal health coverage”, said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director WHO South-East Asia.

03 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 32456 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.5% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

02 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 31847 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.0% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

01 Aug 2018 description

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 31583 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 34.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

27 Jul 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 30786 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 33.8% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

26 Jul 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 30741 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 33.8% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

24 Jul 2018 description

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 30168 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 33.4% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.