DISEASE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM SINDH PROVINCE
According to the DEWS data ART Diarrhea, Skin disease and Malaria are the main burden of disease.
There was a significant increase in eDEWS data submission compared to last week.
A total of 26 alerts and outbreaks were received and responded to timely, of these 04 were water borne diseases, 1 vector borne. 20 VPD (vaccine preventable disease) and 1 scabies alert.
A total of 01 death was reported due to NNT across Sindh Province. In total 86 cases were reported for all diseases, and 53% of cases were aged < 5years.
A total of 186 health care facilities and 53 EPI Centers were visited by SOs with 551 health staff receiving training on case management. case definitions and alert outbreak threshold.
Health promotion sessions were conducted in 7 flood affected districts, and a total of 387 people were given information to improve awareness and encourage behavior change on different health related topics.