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Iraq: Early Warning and Disease Surveillance Bulletin - Epidemiological Week 11 Reporting Period: 09 - 15 March 2015

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  • During week 11, Fifteen (15) reporting sites (Six refugee and nine Internally Displaced People’s (IDP) camps) submitted timely weekly EWARN reports during this reporting period. Due to the introduction of the new EWARN form and training, there has been a delay in reporting timely. The reporting sites which will increase in the coming weeks.

  • During week 11, the number of consultations decreased by 618 from 10751 in week-10 to 10133 (male=4777 and female=5353). The highest number of consultations this week (n=2864) were reported from Shariya IDP camp run by WHO partner Medair.

  • An alert for six cases was reported for Acute jaundice Syndrome from Raniya IDP settlement by run by WVI. These cases were investigated and responded and was found negative.