The WMMR objectives are to monitor the trend of health conditions over a period of time and provide vital information to all health partners. The WMMR is only a snapshot of the health conditions in those facilities where events are registered and data collected and does not necessarily reflect the situation from other health facilities.
The WMMR is a publication that has been developed for emergencies and previously used in other areas such as the Darfur Crisis. The WMMR is produced with the financial support of AAI Australia, Americares, CIDA, Denmark, DFID, ECHO, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Monaco, Norway, SIDA, Slovak Republic, Switzerland, Turkey, USAID
- In the past month (Epidemiological weeks 10-13 inclusive), 149,452 health events under surveillance were reported including 68 deaths
- This week, there were 332 (99%) reporting units contributing to the report.
- In week 13, Total 149,452 consultations were reported, with 24 deaths
- This week rate of acute watery diarrhoea has 28% increased as compare with last week
- The rate of ARI this week 13 of 2007 is 2 percentage point higher than the rate in week 13 of 2006
- There were no cases of tetanus or acute haemorrhagic fever reported in this week.