Pakistan

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Disease early warning system and response in Pakistan, Volume 5, Issue 44, Wednesday 5 November 2014

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Epidemiological week no. 44 (26 Oct - 1 Nov 2014)

• In this week, 4 suspected CCHF cases were reported. 3 cases were from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, while 1 case reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 83 out of 87 districts and 2,525 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 83 districts with 2,747 health facilities shared weekly data in week 43, 2014.

• A total of 1,169,938 patients consultations reported in this week 44, 2014.

• In this week, a total of 28 alerts generated and timely responded. Altogether 8 alerts were for Leishmaniasis; 6 each for Dengue fever and Measles; 3 for CCHF; 2 for Acute diarrhoea; while 1 each for Naegleria Meningitis, Typhoid fever and Scabies.

• 1 outbreak was also identified and timely responded.