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20 Jun 2018 description

SUMMARY

Performance indicators (Epi Week 23):

In Epidemiological Week 23 2018, a total of 21 out of 21 LGAs (including 06 IDP camps) submitted their weekly reports as timeliness and completeness of reporting were 100% and 100% respectively at LGA level (target 80% timeliness, 90% completeness).

Measles: No case of suspected measles reported with cumulative case count of 382 and 06 deaths. CFR is 2%

AFP: No case of AFP reported with cumulative case count of 143.

19 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS (MAY 2018) OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Ongoing Cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South LGA of Adamawa State

  • NHF capacity building for local NGOs by OCHA

  • Joint supervision and monitoring visit to NYSC host community in Girei LGA and Malkohi host community in Yola South LGAs

  • Updates on the Operational Health Sector Working Group meeting (OHSWG) and MOFCOM Meeting in Mubi North LGA

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

18 Jun 2018 description

5 New events

52 Ongoing events

46 Outbreaks

9 Humanitarian crises

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measles in Liberia
Hepatitis E in Namibia
Humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon.

07 Jun 2018 description

IMPROVING NIGERIA’S PREPAREDNESS FOR AN EBOLA OUTBREAK

Since the declaration of the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria has continued to improve the level of preparedness in the country. The Emergency Operations Centre at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) remains on alert mode, closely monitoring the situation in the DRC.

This week, preparedness activities in Nigeria were focused largely on strengthening screening measures at the major ports of entry, as well as capacity building of responders.

05 Jun 2018 description

The humanitarian context in Borno state

Nine years of conflict between the Nigerian military and armed groups in northeast Nigeria has taken a heavy toll on the population with serious humanitarian consequences. According to OCHA, more than 1.7 million people are internally displaced in the north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. Of these, 78 per cent are living in Borno.

02 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Displacement in north-east Nigeria increased by 6% increase since February, bringing the total number of IDPs to nearly 1.9 million (a level last seen in October 2016). While Borno state continues to host the highest number of IDPs (more than 1.4 million), the steepest increase in IDPs was observed in Yobe (19% increase).

31 May 2018 description

EBOLA: LEARNING FROM THE PAST AND PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

On the 8 th of May 2018, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola Viral Disease (DRC) . As at the 16 th of May, 19 confirmed cases had been reported with 17 deaths.

29 May 2018 description

Maiduguri, 28 May 2018 - In a bid to interrupt measles transmission in parts of Borno state as well as boost vulnerable population’s immunity in newly accessible areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) is providing technical and financial support to the Borno state health authorities to implement a selective measles vaccination campaign.

25 May 2018 description

PREVENTIVE MEASURES AGAINST CHOLERA OUTBREAKS

Over the last few weeks, there has been an increase in cases of Cholera reported in States in Nigeria. This can be attributed to the gradual increase in rainfall recorded during this period. Historic epidemiological data shows that Nigeria experiences two peak periods of Cholera outbreak in a year-the first during the rainy season and the second during the dry season.

Cholera outbreaks occur when there is a breakdown of sanitary conditions and food hygiene procedures in a community. This can occur when:

21 May 2018 description

Abuja, 17 May 2018 – In a bid to strengthen measles and yellow fever surveillance in Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has refurbished a porta cabin work space and donated laboratory equipment that include ELISA readers test equipment and microplate washers to Maitama General Hospital in Abuja; a laboratory that is managed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Maitama General Hospital.

21 May 2018 description

SUMMARY

Performance indicators (Epi Week 19):

In Epidemiological Week 19 2018, a total of 21 out of 21 LGAs (including 06 IDP camps) submitted their weekly reports as timeliness and completeness of reporting were 100% and 100% respectively at LGA level (target 80% timeliness, 90% completeness).

Measles: No case of suspected measles reported with cumulative case count of 382 and 06 deaths. CFR is 2% AFP: 03 case of AFP reported with cumulative case count of 137.

16 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS (APRIL 2018) OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Joint supervision and monitoring visit to Daware Host community in Fufore LGA

  • Commencement of the Operational Health Sector Working Group meeting (OHSWG) in Mubi North LGA

  • Operational Inter-Sector Working Group (OISWG) team visit from Borno to Mubi North in Adamawa State

  • Updates on the Voluntary and dignified repatriation of over 4,600 refugees of Adamawa State extraction from Cameroon

08 May 2018 description

SUMMARY

Performance indicators (Epi Week 17):

In Epidemiological Week 17 2018, a total of 21 out of 21 LGAs (including 06 IDP camps) submitted their weekly reports as timeliness and completeness of reporting were 100% and 100% respectively at LGA level (target 80% timeliness, 90% completeness).