Pakistan

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin - Disease early warning system and response in Pakistan, Volume 5, Issue 45, Wednesday 12 November 2014

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Epidemiological week no. 45 (2 - 8 Nov 2014)

• 8 suspected CCHF cases including 1 death were reported from Balochistan province.

• In this week, 78 out of 87 districts and 2,679 out of 3,590 health facilities have reported to Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), compared to 83 districts with 2,525 health facilities shared weekly data in week 44, 2014.

• A total of 788,892 patients consultations reported in this week 45, 2014.

• In this week, a total of 42 alerts generated and timely responded. Altogether 14 alerts were for Leishmaniasis; 9 for Diphtheria; 7 for Dengue fever; 3 each for CCHF, Acute diarrhoea and Measles; 2 for NNT; while 1 for Scabies.

• 1 outbreak was also identified and timely responded.