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04 Sep 2018 description

There was an overall downward trend in the levels of organised violence and protests on the African continent during the month of August 2018 compared to the rest of the year. There are fewer reported events than is typical for August based on previous years, but this pattern may still be reversed due to reporting lags. Significant developments still spanned a number of countries in August 2018.

03 Jan 2012 description

Highlights: Week 50 (12 - 18 Dec 2011)

-14 Typhoid case reported this week

-Anthrax outbreak in Gokwe North

A.General context
B.Epidemic prone diseases
C.Events of public health importance in the region
D.Completeness and timeliness of the national data
1.Classification of events that may constitute a Public Event of International Concern
2.Standard case definitions
3.Alert/action epidemic thresholds

13 May 2008 description


At present, 37 countries throughout every region of the world are experiencing localized food insecurity, lack of access to food, or shortfalls in food production or supplies. In the past year, global food prices have increased an average of 43 percent, according to the International Monetary Fund.