Pakistan

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Disease early warning system and response in Pakistan, Volume 5, Issue 17, Wednesday 30 April 2014

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Epidemiological week no. 16 (20 to 26 Apr 2014)

  • Dengue fever: During this week, no Dengue fever lab confirmed cases have been re‐ ported from any province.

  • In this week, 73 out of 87 districts and 2,420 out of 2,700 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 76 districts with 2,436 health facilities shared weekly data in week 16, 2014 to the DEWS.

  • Total 950,714 patients consultations re‐ ported in week 17, 2014 as compared to 928,030 consultations in week 16, 2014.

  • In this week, a total of 46 alerts generated and timely responded. Altogether 17 alerts were for Measles; 9 for Leishmaniasis; 7 for NNT; 4 for Acute diarrhoea; 3 for Scabies; 2 for Typhoid fever; while 1 each for AWD, BD, CCHF and H1N1.

  • 2 outbreaks were also identified and timely responded.