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12 Nov 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

BILAN

La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé publique montre :

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 1156, dont 2 guéris de ce jour ;

  • Total des malades en cours de traitement : 34 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour : 3.

REUNION SUR LA RIPOSTE A LA PESTE A LA PRIMATURE

12 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

  • The benchmark US wheat price declined in October mostly because of higher supply prospects while maize quotations firmed due to rain-induced harvest delays. International rice prices strengthened in October, mainly reflecting seasonally tight Japonica and fragrant supplies.

11 Nov 2017 description
report Voice of America

GENEVA — Pneumonic plague continues to decline in Madagascar, according to the World Health Organization, whose latest figures put the number of suspected cases at 1,947, including 143 deaths.

The latest reported cases of pneumonic plague, based on the number of people hospitalized and on district reporting in Madagascar, is good news, said Fadela Chaib, WHO spokeswoman.

11 Nov 2017 description

Expected rains in Southern Madagascar will be favorable for maize and pulse planting

10 Nov 2017 description

1. Situation update

WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. Since mid-October 2017, there has been a decline in the overall incidence of the disease and the number of patients hospitalized due to plague infection across the country. From 7 - 8 November 2017, no new suspected cases of pulmonary plague and no new deaths have been reported in Madagascar.

10 Nov 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

BILAN

La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé Publique montre :

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 1154 dont 8 guéris de ce jour ;

  • Total des malades en cours de traitement : 33 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour 6

ACTIVITES PRECONISEES

Selon l’analyse des zones affectées, le BNGRC recommande :

10 Nov 2017 description

PR No.: PR 17119
07 Nov 17

Déclaration des pays de l’océan Indien – Madagascar, Maurice et Seychelles*

Le Ministre du tourisme de Madagascar, Roland Ratsiraka, le Ministre du tourisme de Maurice, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, et le Ministre du tourisme, de l’aviation civile, des ports et de la marine des Seychelles, Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, se sont rencontrés en marge du World Travel Market de Londres afin d’exprimer leur confiance commune dans les mesures prises par Madagascar pour vaincre l’épidémie de peste.

10 Nov 2017 description
report Mail and Guardian

by Ra'eesa Pather

In the streets of Madagascar’s capital city, the plague is a ghost. Patients stay hidden away in hospitals or are at home, where some are keeping their illness a secret.

They fear death but, more than that, what happens after death — the anonymous mass grave that many patients believe is their inevitable fate.

09 Nov 2017 description

Despite a recent improvement in seasonal rainfall, dryness remains in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Increased seasonal rainfall was recorded in Somalia and northeastern Kenya, helping to mitigate early-season moisture deficits, although dryness remains. Average to above-average rainfall forecast in mid- November is expected to continue to provide relief to the region.

  2. Heavy rainfall continues to sustain the risk for flooding in southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania.

09 Nov 2017 description

As of 31 October, United Nations-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$24.1 billion to meet the humanitarian needs of 105.1 million particularly vulnerable people of an estimated 145 million crisis-affected people in 39 countries. The appeals are funded at $11.8 billion, leaving a shortfall of $12.3 billion. This is $1.5 billion less than the gap reported at the end of September 2017.

09 Nov 2017 description

Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) is a situation analysis and decision-making tool developed by World Food Programme (WFP) with inputs from University of California, Davis; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Epicentre; United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF); Harvard University; and Mahidol University.

09 Nov 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

Fill the Nutrient Gap is an analysis of a country’s nutrition situation. It compares the potential impact of interventions and identifies programme and policy entry points to ensure consumption of an adequately nutritious diet.

09 Nov 2017 description

BILAN

La remontée des informations proven ant du Ministère de la Santé Publique montre:

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1 er Août : 1dont guéris de ce jour ;

  • Total des malades en cours de traitement : 5 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour 7.

ACTIVITES PRECONISEES

Selon l’analyse des zones affectées, le BNGRC recommande :

08 Nov 2017 description

BILAN

La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé publique montre :

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 1136 dont 12 guéris de ce jour ;
  • Total des malades en cours de traitement : 29 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour 2

ACTIVITES PRECONISEES

Selon l’analyse des zones affectées, le BNGRC préconise :

07 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • WHO has declared Kenya on alert due to high risk of contamination from the Marburg outbreak in Uganda and the Plague outbreak in Madagascar, Preparedness and preventive actions are ongoing.

  • The Nurses’ strike was officially called off on 2nd November.

  • In 2017, a total of 339,971 children have benefitted from health services through emergency teams and campaigns to mitigate the negative effects of the nurse’s trike on health coverage.

07 Nov 2017 description

Situation Update

WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. There has been a decline in the incidence of pneumonic plague and overall hospitalizations of patients due to plague infection since mid-October 2017 across the country.

07 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 29 October-4 November 2017 and includes updates on chikungunya, Legionnaires' disease, malaria, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), influenza A(H7N9), plague, poliomyelitis, seasonal influenza and West Nile virus. Access the full set of maps, graphs and visuals for the CDTR at: http://ecdc.europa.eu/cdtr

07 Nov 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 October 2017 and includes updates on West Nile virus, chikungunya, influenza, Legionnaires' disease and plague.