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19 Oct 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le nombre de PDI dans les régions de Tahoua et Tillabéri estimé à 42 274 personnes

  • Les récoltes seront moyennes à bonnes cette année

  • Douze districts en épidémie de choléra, niveau très élevé de propagation au plan national

  • Des financements en net recul

Plus de 42 000 PDI dans le besoin d’une assistance d’urgence dans les régions de Tillabéri et Tahoua

17 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

▪ 2,446 cases of cholera and 47 deaths (lethality: 1.9%) have been recorded in Madaroumfa department (Maradi region) as of 31st August. Response in health, wash and communications have been put in place and are ongoing with the support of UNICEF, WHO and MSF, under the coordination of the Regional Directorate of Public Health of Maradi.

▪ In Tillabery region, the cluster protection reported that by August 31st , 32,183 people were displaced in four departments at the border with Mali due to the ongoing conflict, while 10,091 in Tahoua

15 Oct 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 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

13 Oct 2018 description

Le Niger fait face à une nouvelle épidémie de choléra, qui s’est déclarée dans le district sanitaire de Madarounfa dans la région de Maradi, et s’est étendue aux régions de Dosso, Tahoua et Zinder.
Les trois premiers cas ont été admis au Centre de santé intégré de N’Yelwa (région de Maradi) le 5 juillet 2018, en provenance de Jibiya, au Nigéria voisin. Le 12 juillet, une analyse biologique a confirmé l’épidémie de choléra.

08 Oct 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 58 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

05 Oct 2018 description

On 15 July, the outbreak of cholera was officially declared by the Ministry of Public Health of Niger. The first three cases were residents of Nigeria from Jibiya Local Government Area (LGA) in Katsina State on the border with Niger. The cases were all from the same family and reportedly had an onset of symptoms in Jibiya LGA before seeking treatment on 5 July 2018 at a health facility in a bordering town in Niger. Vibrio cholerae serotype O1 Inaba was confirmed in stool samples from all three cases, one of which died within minutes of admission.

05 Oct 2018 description

The Lake Chad Basin is facing the worst cholera outbreak since 2010. With more than 38,000 cases and 845 deaths officially reported in Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria since the beginning of 2018, it is 15 times more than the average cholera caseload over the past four years.

02 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Italy

Health care kits and water treatment equipment were delivered by Italy to the Ministry of Health of Niger as part of Italian cooperation initiatives to support public healthcare in the West African country affected by a cholera epidemic which has already caused 57 deaths. The regions most affected are Maradi, Zinder Tahoua and Dosso.

28 Sep 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 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe
  • Cholera outbreak in Cameroon
  • Plague outbreak in Madagascar
  • Monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria.

21 Sep 2018 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 16-22 September 2018 and includes updates on West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease, cholera, monkeypox and Legionnaires' disease.

21 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

Lake Chad Basin: voir page 2
D. R. Congo: general increase at the country level. Five provinces gathered up to 90% of the cases and deaths. These are the epidemic provinces of the Great Kasai, and the endemic provinces of South Kivu and Tanganyika. The Great Kasai region reported more than half of all the cases and deaths. The persistent outbreak is related to a lack of access to safe water, difficulties in case management (lack of medical supply), and a general lack of community interventions.

21 Sep 2018 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 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

17 Sep 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 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

13 Sep 2018 description

Le Niger fait face à une nouvelle épidémie de choléra, qui s’est déclarée dans le district sanitaire de Madarounfa dans la région de Maradi, et s’est étendue aux régions de Dosso, Tahoua et Zinder.

Les trois premiers cas ont été admis au Centre de santé intégré de N’Yelwa (région de Maradi) dans la nuit du 4 au 5 juillet 2018, en provenance de Jibiya, au Nigéria voisin. Le 12 juillet, une analyse biologique a confirmé l’épidémie de choléra.

12 Sep 2018 description

The cholera outbreak in Niger is spreading, with six health districts in four out of the eight regions of the country now affected (Madarounfa, Maradi Commune, Guidan Roundji, Gaya, Damagaran Takaya, Malbaza). As of 10 September, 2 752 cases have been registered, including 55 deaths. Cholera patients are treated in the health districts, with strong support from DG ECHO's partners and other humanitarian actors.