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18 Mar 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 65 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

18 Mar 2019 description

A. Key indicators

Surveillance | Performance Indicators Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported

260 Number of health facilities

205 Number of health facilities that reported

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

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

Alert | W10

80 Total alerts raised**

93% % alerts verified

0 # alerts requiring response

15 Mar 2019 description

Contents

129 Strengthening governance, partnerships and transparency to secure global health: the International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision and its impact in 2018

Sommaire

129 Renforcer la gouvernance, les partenariats et la transparence afin de préserver la santé mondiale: le Groupe international de coordination pour l’approvisionnement en vaccins et ses résultats en 2018

15 Mar 2019 description

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Activates National Emergency Operation Centre for Measles

Since the beginning of 2019, there has been a significant increase in the number of measles cases reported from several states. Comparably, the number of cases recorded in 2019 is far higher than what was recorded in the preceding years. From week 1-9 2019, 7429 suspected measles cases have been reported with 342 confirmed cases. Although it is vaccine preventable, the disease still affects thousands of Nigerians.

11 Mar 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 60 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

08 Mar 2019 description

Quarterly Steering Committee Meeting to Review Progress Towards NCDC Strategy Plan 2017-2021

Institutional strategic planning is an essential management activity that helps to set priorities, strengthen operations and serves as a basis for setting goals. For us at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, our five-year strategy plan launched in 2019 has also helped us in defining needed activities, identifying and pooling resources, and establishing agreement around intended outcomes.

04 Mar 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 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

04 Mar 2019 description

A. Key indicators

Surveillance Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported

260 Number of health facilities

192 Number of health facilities that reported

73% Completeness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

73% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

Alert W8

61 Total alerts raised**

97% alerts verified

0 # alerts requiring response

03 Mar 2019 description

A. Key indicators

Surveillance | Performance Indicators Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported

260 Number of health facilities

212 Number of health facilities that reported

81% Completeness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

81% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

Alert | W9 Total alerts raised**

87 Total alerts raised**

90% % alerts verified

0 # alerts requiring response

01 Mar 2019 description

Continuous Capacity Development: Executive Leadership Development Programme for NCDC Top Management Team

01 Mar 2019 description

Highlights

In this reporting week, 11th February – 17th February, 2019: 103 suspected cases were recorded.

01 Mar 2019 description

NCDC Holds its Technical Working Group Meeting for Ebola preparedness and Response:

25 Feb 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 61 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

23 Feb 2019 description

Mid-Term Review of Lassa Fever Outbreak Response Activities in Nigeria

22 Feb 2019 description
report The Conversation

The Conversation

Author: Oyewale Tomori -Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Science

21 Feb 2019 description

OVERVIEW OF THE CRISIS

Cameroon is experiencing the impact of three distinct, complex humanitarian crises fuelled primarily by violence and insecurity. More than one in six people in Cameroon need humanitarian assistance, an increase of 31 per cent since 2018.

20 Feb 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • North East Mental Health & PSS Operational Framework by the MHPSS Sub-sector

  • 90 days’ response plan; Lamurde LGA captured for Adamawa State

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

  • Lassa Fever Case Management in response to the outbreak in Adamawa State

  • Active case search for TB amongst Nomads and host communities

19 Feb 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 64 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

17 Feb 2019 description

Main Highlight of the week

NCDC ACTIVATES AN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTRE FOR COORDINATION OF LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK ACTIVITIES