- Sierra Leone: Mudslides - Aug 2017
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2015
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Sierra Leone: Wild Fires - Jan 2013
- Sierra Leone/Guinea: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2012
- West/Central Africa: Floods - Jun 2010
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2007
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2007
Les 27 pays cibles en Afrique subsaharienne et la sous-région du Grand Mékong on bénéficié de plus de $5,4+ milliards de ressources pour la prévention, le traitement et la lutte contre le paludisme.
Despite remarkable progress in recent years, malaria remains a leading cause of sickness and death across much of sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria disproportionately impacts the rural poor, typically people who must walk for miles to seek treatment. It is also a leading cause of absenteeism among employees, increased health care spending, decreased productivity, and approximately 50 percent of all preventable school absences in Africa. Malaria helps to trap families in a vicious cycle of disease and poverty.
No new EVD cases reported since April 2016
Response actors continue to strengthen health care capacity and surveillance systems in EVD-affected countries to mitigate the impacts of future disease outbreaks
USG provides more than $406 million in FY 2016 humanitarian funding for EVD response activities
Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH Director, CDC Corresponding author: Thomas R. Frieden, Office of the Director, CDC; Telephone: 404-639-7000; E-mail: TFrieden@cdc.gov.
The 2014–2016 Ebola virus disease (Ebola) epidemic in West Africa required a massive international response by many partners to assist the affected countries and tested the world’s readiness to respond to global health emergencies.
Governments of Guinea and Liberia report no new EVD cases since April 6; WHO declares end to March/April clusters
Guinea and Liberia discharge remaining EVD patients from treatment, complete 42 days of heightened surveillance
USAID/OFDA provides more than $8.5 million for recovery efforts in Guinea and Sierra Leone
Guinea confirms seven EVD cases between March 17 and April 6
Liberia confirms three EVD cases since March 31; genetic sequencing identifies link to Guinea cluster
USG partners respond to new EVD cases in Guinea and Liberia
USAID/OFDA provides $3 million for community-level and integrated disease surveillance in Sierra Leone
Three new EVD cases confirmed in Guinea; more than 1,000 contacts identified
WHO declares end to Sierra Leone’s most recent EVD cluster
GoL launches electronic platform for Liberian health workers to track and report public health threats
Janet T. Scott(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/4/15-1302_article#comment) , Foday R. Sesay, Thomas A. Massaquoi, Baimba R. Idriss, Foday Sahr, and Malcolm G. Semple
Launched in 2005 by President George W. Bush and expanded under President Barack Obama, the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) is a historic U.S. Government effort to lead the fight against malaria. Since the beginning of the Obama Administration, with the support of Congress, annual funding levels for PMI doubled.
La cartographie des risques de santé publique dans les zones frontalières mise en oeuvre conjointement par l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations et l’Institut National de la Statistique (INS) se déroule en deux étapes :
1- Cartographie participative : L’objectif principal est d’identifier et classer les sites considérés comme prioritaires par les communautés locales. Mais il s’agit également de :
No confirmed EVD cases reported in West Africa in nearly one month
Sierra Leone discharges most recent EVD patient; all known contacts complete 21-day monitoring period
USAID/OFDA partners scale up preparedness activities in Liberia
EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016
GoSL and partners launch response to two new confirmed EVD cases in Sierra Leone
WHO declares end to EVD outbreak in Guinea
Liberia commemorates end to most recent EVD outbreak; response actors transition to surveillance activities