Pakistan

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Disease early warning system and response in Pakistan, Volume 5, Issue 42, Wednesday 22 October 2014

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Epidemiological week no. 42 (12 - 18 October 2014)

• In this week, 81 out of 87 districts and 2,750 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 85 districts with 2,791 health facilities shared weekly data in week 41, 2014.

• A total of 1,078,852 patients consultations reported in this week 42, 2014.

• In this week, a total of 43 alerts generated and timely responded. Altogether 13 alerts were for Measles; 9 for CCHF; 7 for Leishmaniasis; 6 for Dengue fever; 5 for Diphtheria; while 3 for NNT.

• 3 outbreaks were also identified and timely responded. Altogether 1 each for CCHF; Dengue fever and Diphtheria.