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17 Jan 2018 description
  • 606,595 Persons of concern - refugees, asylum seekers, IDPs and returnees - for UNHCR operations in Chad

  • 942 Chadian refugees voluntarily repatriated from Darfur, the Sudan to Chad

  • 657 Supplemental Judgments rendered to deliver birth certificates to Nigerian refugees

16 Jan 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Chikungunya in Kenya
- Cholera in Malawi
- Cholera in Zambia
- Suspected Rift Valley fever in South Sudan
- Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

13 Jan 2018 description
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General situation: No cholera cases have been officially reported in West Africa during the previous two weeks. An overview of the 2017 situation will be shared in the next bulletin. A reduction in the number of reported cases is noted in the costal zones of West Africa (mainly in Ghana and Benin). However, the Lake Chad basin experienced a greater number of cases in 2017 than in the two previous years, 2016 and 2015. This was due to two distinct outbreaks in Borno State (Nigeria) and Eastern Chad. In 2017, D.R.

08 Jan 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 53 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

31 Dec 2017 description
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Faits saillants :

Tchad : L’épidémie est maintenant sous contrôle. Les derniers cas suspects ont été enregistrés en semaine 48 dans la délégation sanitaire régionale du Salamat. Malgré de nombreux challenges tous les acteurs se sont largement mobilisés pour répondre avec succès à cette épidémie.

31 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Listeriosis in South Africa

For each of these events, a brief description followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.

27 Dec 2017 description
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Highlights

  • In response to the deterioration of the nutritional situation (increase of the national global acute malnutrition prevalence from 11.9% in 2016 to 13.9% in 2017, SMART 2017) and the food insecurity threatening directly 890,000 persons in Chad, (IPC 2017) the Humanitarian Country Team, the Ministry of Public Health and ECHO are increasing their efforts on resource mobilisation and response to the crisis.

24 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 51 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of the control of cholera outbreak in Borno State, Nigeria
  • Hepatitis E in Namibia
  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic
  • Cholera in South Sudan

18 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 49 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Influenza A H1N1 pdm09 in Ghana Listeriosis in South Africa
Plague in Madagascar
Cholera in Zambia
Cholera in Tanzania
Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

17 Dec 2017 description

Date de l’évaluation : 18 Septembre 2017

Zone évaluée: le site de Madjakani est situé sur l’axe kiskra-Diamerom dans la souspréfecture de Liwa, préfecture de Foulli. Il se sépare du canton de kiskra à une distance d’environ 32km et à 38 Km de la ville de Bagasola.
Le site se localise sur la carte géographique de la Région du Lac à travers les coordonnées GPS suivantes : 13°58’39.47’’ de longitude et 13°53’36.64” de Latitude.

17 Dec 2017 description

Date: 18 Septembre 2017

Zone d’évaluation :situé à environ 46 km au Nord-Ouest de canton Kiskra et environ 15 km du site de Diamerom. Le site de Tinana est sous l’administration du Canton de Magui dans la sous-préfecture de Kaïgua-kindjiria, département de Foulli. Il se localise géographiquement par les coordonnées GPS qui suivent : 14°02’45.18’’ de longitude et 13°51’82.5’’ de latitude.

17 Dec 2017 description

Date : 13 Septembre 2017

Zone de l’évaluation : Situé sur l’axe de Kiskra- Diamerom, le site des déplacés de Torbo se situe à environ 50 km de Kiskra administré par le canton de Magui, dans la souspréfecture de Liwa, département de Foulli. Il se localise à travers les coordonnées géographiques suivants 14°03’13"14 de Longitude et 13°56’50"05 de Latitude.

17 Dec 2017 description

Date : L’évaluation s’est déroulée le 18 septembre 2017 à Kirtchima suivi du recensement des ménages le 9 octobre 2017.

Zone d’évaluation : le site de Kirtchima est situé dans la sous-préfecture de Liwa, sur l’axe kiskraDiamerom, à 29 Km au nord du canton de kiskra et environ 38 Km de la ville de Bagasola.
Sa position géographique telle qu’indiquée sur la carte ci-contre, correspond à 14°00’48.74” de longitude et 14°02’24.49” de latitude.

17 Dec 2017 description

Date : 13 Septembre 2017
Zone d’évaluation: le site des déplacés de Karam-Ngouboua est situé à environ 46 km de Kiskra dans la sous-préfecture de Liwa, département de Foulli. le site ne possède pas de village hôte, il se localise avec les coordonnées GPS suivantes : Latitude: 13°56’28.62” et Longitude: 14°02’29.71”. ce site n’a pas été indiqué par une autorité permettant l’installation officielle de la population déplacée mais elle a été choisie par lien ancestrale selon le chef de site.

16 Dec 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 10-16 December 2017 and includes updates on diphtheria, influenza, Salmonella and cholera.

15 Dec 2017 description
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Chad: The outbreak seems to be under control. As per the end of W48, only the Regional Health Delegation of Salamat reported few sporadic cases. Based on the sitreps available (accessible online under “Current Outbreaks/Chad”), as per W49, no new cases were reported.
Nigeria: Only 2 LGAs in North East Nigeria are reported the remaining cases (Guzamala and Monguno).

13 Dec 2017 description

620.186
Persons of concern - refugees, asylum seekers, IDPs and returnees - for UNHCR operations in Chad.

225
Refugees interviewed by the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless persons (OFPRA) for potential resettlement.

Go and see/ Come and tell
visits undertaken by Sudanese and Chadian refugees in accordance with the Tripartite Agreements.

11 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of end of Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda
  • Influenza A H1N1 in Ghana
  • Listeriosis in South Africa
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Dengue fever in Senegal
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

04 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Focus on the situation report of the cholera epidemic in Sila and Salamat health regions - Eastern Chad as of Nov.15th 2017

We have observed an important decrease of cholera incidence over the few weeks from Salamat Health region. No additional case were reported from Sila Health region, since Oct. 4th. At the back of the bulletin, you'll find graphs describing the situations and the remaining challenges and gaps. The sitrep (in french) is accessible online directly.

01 Dec 2017 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 48 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Microcephaly in Angola
- Cholera in Zambia
- Dengue fever in Burkina Faso
- Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Humanitarian crisis Nigeria
- Yellow fever in Nigeria