Iraq: EWARN & Disease Surveillance Bulletin - 2017 Epidemiological Week 1 (Reporting Period: 2 - 8 January 2017)

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Number of reporting sites in Week 1: One hundred and fifty (150) reporting sites (79% of the total EWARN reporting sites) including eighty eight (88) in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps, five (5) in refugee camps, five (5) hospitals and fifty one (51) mobile clinics submitted their weekly reports completely and in timely manner.

  • Total number of consultations in Week 1: 75,601 (Male=41,487 and Female=34,114) marking an increase of 373 since last week, (total consultations in Week 52, 2016: 75,228).

  • Leading causes of morbidity in the camps in Week 1: Acute respiratory tract infections (ARI) (n=31,063), acute diarrhea (AD) (n=2,280) and skin diseases (n=933) remained the leading causes of morbidity in all camps and displaced population areas served by mobile clinics during this reporting week.

  • Number of alerts in Week 1: No alerts were generated through EWARN this week.