DEWS Weekly Epidemiological Report WER-02 (7th Yr) January 14, 2013

Report
from World Health Organization, Government of Afghanistan
Published on 14 Jan 2013 View Original

SUMMARY:

  • This report includes surveillance data from 5th to 11th January 2013.

  • Out of 33 functional Sentinel sites (SS), all 33 (100 %) have sent their reports in Week -2 of 2013;

  • Out of total 317,123 Consultations (138579 Male , 178544 Female) recorded in week -2 of 2013, 1, 205 (56293 Males , 63912 Females) consultations were reported due to DEWS target diseases.

  • Main causes of consultations this week are Acute Respiratory Infections/ARI (3.%) and Acute Diarrheal Diseases/ADD (.%) from total clients in a contin uing trend from the week before.

  • 73 deaths caused due to Pneumonia, Diarrheal diseases and Meningitis/Severely ill children, so that 5 8(40Male, 18Female) deaths due to pneumonia, 6 (3Male, 3Female) deaths due to diarrheal diseases and 9(3 Male, 6 Female) d eaths reported due to Meningitis and Severely Ill Children.

  • In this reporting week, one Pertussis outbreak was reported from Taiwara district of Ghor province.