All Updates

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23 Feb 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 17th February 2018, a total of 5 764 suspected cases have been reported

  • The second round of vaccination campaign against diphtheria along with sweep activity concluded on 14th February 2018 397,375 children up to 15 years immunized.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

22 Feb 2018 description

On 9 January 2018, a patient from Guinea with fever, neck pain, body pain and vomiting was admitted to a hospital in Ganta in Nimba County, Liberia. The patient was treated with Ribavirin until her death on 11 January 2018. The patient first experienced symptoms on 29 December 2017. Prior to hospitalization in Liberia, she sought medical care at a health facility in Diécké in N'Zérékore Region, Guinea where she was treated for typhoid and malaria.

22 Feb 2018 description

Caracas, 9 de febrero de 2018 (OPS/OMS)- Prevención de la malnutrición, la anemia y el parasitismo intestinal, manejo de la diarrea, refuerzo del programa para la prevención de las deficiencias de micronutrientes y la producción de alimentos periurbanos, fueron algunas de las áreas de trabajo identificadas por el consultor regional de Nutrición la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, oficina regional de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS), Rubén Grajeda, en su visita a Venezuela, durante la última semana del mes de enero.

22 Feb 2018 description

Summary: Annual overview and December 2017

  • 2017 the lowest rate for approvals since WHO began active monitoring in 2008: 54% of patient applications to exit Gaza via Erez were successful. There has been a continuous decline in approval rates since 2012, when approximately 93% of patient applications were successful.

  • 54 patients died while awaiting security approval for referrals out of Gaza: Approximately 85% of the patients who died while awaiting security permits had been referred for cancer investigations or treatment.

22 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • 10 AFP cases were detected; 2 cases from Damascus, 3 cases from Al-Hassakeh, 3 cases from Deir-ez-Zor, one case from rural Damascus, and one cases from Hama.
    64 SM were detected mostly from Al-Hassakeh 33 cases, and from Ar-Raqqa 18 cases.

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Maps & Infographics

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Training

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12 Jan 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Mar 2018 Training date: 20 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

16 Aug 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jul 2018 Training date: 20 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018 World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Save the Children, Royal Tropical Institute

This 10 day residential training programme for health professionals is focused on the analysis of health systems of countries affected by, or recovering from, protracted crises. It is organised jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).