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31 Aug 2013 description

In this issue, a general overview of outbreaks that occurred within the WHO African Region between January and July 2013 is provided as well as a summary of ongoing outbreaks as reported by Member States.

Overview of reported outbreaks in WHO African Region

11 Feb 2013 description

Introduction

In this issue, a general overview of outbreaks that occurred within the WHO African Region between January and December 2012 is provided as well as a summary of ongoing outbreaks as reported by the Member States.

04 Jan 2013 description
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CERF disburses over $164.5 million in 2012 for emergency humanitarian response in West and Central Africa

11 Oct 2012 description

Responding to the Crisis in Syria

Instability and conflict in Syria continue to affect hundreds of thousands of people. An estimated one million Syrians have been internally displaced, while the overall total affected population is estimated at up to 2.5 million.

01 Oct 2012 description

Le CERF alloue plus de 34,2 millions de dollars pour les urgences en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre au troisième trimestre, dont 55% pour la République Démocratique du Congo

28 Sep 2012 description

Good Production Outlook for the Sahel and West Africa

 Overall, food security in the region is improving due to a smooth progression of the growing season and the resumption of seasonal economic activities. However, high prices and the depletion of cereal stocks among poor households will keep food insecurity at IPC Phase 2 (Stressed) levels throughout the Sahel in September, and may persist locally through October and beyond, especially in Mali, western Niger, and Mauritania.

27 Aug 2012 description

Highlights

Between 01 January and 22 August 2012, a cumula-tive total of 55 185 cases and 1 187 deaths were re-ported from 21 countries ( CFR: 2.2%). The Democrat-ic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Ghana, Niger and Guinea accounted for 92% of the total num-ber of cases and 88% of the total number of deaths (Table 1, Figures 1 and 2).

30 Jun 2012 description

Principaux faits:

  • Notification des maladies à potentiel épidémique ci-dessous dans les 9 pays touchés par la crise humanitaires, entre janvier et avril 2012
    -898 cas de cholera dont 22 décès,
    -11058 cas de méningite dont 846 décès et
    -28292 cas de rougeole dont 183 décès

  • Soutien de L’OMS aux pays affectés à travers les dons de médicaments, l’appui à la mise en œuvre des interventions de lutte contre la maladie (campagnes de vaccination, renforcement des capacités) et la mobilisation des ressources financières.