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26 Apr 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Capacity building on BMONC for health workers

  • Updates at the MOFCOM level

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

  • Free ACT distribution in camps and host communities

  • Commencement of prepositioning of commodities for cholera response

  • Training and re-training of DSNOs with emphasis on epidemic prone diseases by WHO

26 Apr 2019 description

Progress Towards the National Action Plan for Health Security in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continues to play its leadership role as the national focal point for International Health Regulations (IHR) in the country. This includes the coordination of the implementation of the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS), developed in November 2018.

21 Apr 2019 description

A. Key indicators

Surveillance | Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs*

25 Number of LGAs that reported

261 Number of health facilities

205 Number of health facilities that reported

77% Completeness at health facility level.

92% at LGA level.

77% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

21 Apr 2019 description

Overview

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 66 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Cyclone in Mozambique

  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Lassa fever in Nigeria

  • Hepatitis E in Namibia

  • Chikungunya in the Republic of Congo.

19 Apr 2019 description

Strengthening Nigeria Public Health Workforce for Epidemic Preparedness and Response

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) prioritises public workforce development through diverse strategies. We are working towards achieving the global goal of one trained field epidemiologist (or its equivalent) to 200,000 populations. Such strategies include various levels of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (FELTP) and more recently, internship programmes.

16 Apr 2019 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 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Humanitarian crises in South Sudan Humanitarian crises in North East Nigeria
- Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Cholera outbreak in Kenya
- Measles outbreak in Madagascar.

12 Apr 2019 description

Nigeria’s Pilot in the Journey to Establish a Public Health Reference Laboratory

Since the establishment of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in 2011, the agency has grown in its mandate, with major responsibilities. One of this is in leading public health reference laboratory functions for infectious diseases in Nigeria.

08 Apr 2019 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 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa (Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi)

Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.

08 Apr 2019 description

A- Key indicators

Surveillance

25 Number of LGAs
25 Number of LGAs that reported
262 Number of health facilities
206 Number of health facilities that reported
78 % Completeness at health facility level 92% at LGA level. 78% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

05 Apr 2019 description

Nigeria’s Alliance for Epidemic Preparedness and Response- Private Sector and Health Security

Partnerships are critical for the functions delivered by national public health institutes. Since its establishment, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has utilised a network of partners, integrating their support with the primary funding that we receive from the Federal Government of Nigeria.

01 Apr 2019 description

A. Key Indicators
Surveillance | Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs*
24 Number of LGAs that reported
260 Number of health facilities
212 Number of health facilities that reported
80% Completeness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.
80% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

Alert | W12

77 Total alerts raised**
88% % alerts verified
0 # alerts requiring response

31 Mar 2019 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 66 events in the region.

This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

29 Mar 2019 description

Simulation Exercise on Infectious Disease Outbreak: ”Exercise “keep pushing 2”

In line with the International Health Regulations (IHR) monitoring and evaluation framework and our organisational strategy plan, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is developing capacity in emergency preparedness and response through regular Simulation Exercises (SimEx). This is also based on the Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) strategy developed with support from Public Health England’s (PHE) IHR strengthening programme.

25 Mar 2019 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 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
  • Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Humanitarian crisis in Mali
  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic.

25 Mar 2019 description

A. Key indicators
Surveillance | Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs*
25 Number of LGAs that reported
260 Number of health facilities
195 Number of health facilities that reported
75% Completeness at health facility level. 92% at LGA level.
75% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

Alert | W11

84 Total alerts raised**
92% alerts verified
0 # alerts requiring response

22 Mar 2019 description

Nigeria’s New National Infection Prevention Control (IPC) Project

Healthcare Workers (HCWs) are often vulnerable to contract diseases and in some cases lose their lives while providing care for their patients. This is particularly worrisome during outbreaks. In Nigeria, cases of HCWs infection with Lassa fever as well as other diseases have been recorded. One of the factors associated with these diseases is poor Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices among HCWs.

21 Mar 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

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

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

  • Capacity building for Lassa Fever Management

  • Scaling up of CORPS activities in Madagali ward of Madagali LGA

  • Worsening security situation in and around Madagali LGA

NIGERIA HEALTH SECTOR STRATEGIC HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE OBJECTIVES