EWARN Weekly Summary Report - Post-Typhoon Yolanda, Week 10 | Epidemiological Week No. 5 | 12 - 18 January 2014

from World Health Organization
Published on 18 Jan 2014 View Original


• This week, 79 health facilities reported 16,018 total consultations through SPEED

• Acute respiratory infection accounted for 28% of total consultations, most among SPEED conditions reported in the current reporting period.

• Training on acute watery diarrhea, dengue, and measles preparedness and response is ongoing in Tacloban City. This will be repeated in the succeeding weeks. Participants are DOH Representatives, Provincial and City Health Office staff including surveillance and HEMS staff and hospital staff from Tacloban City, Ormoc City, Guiuan and Balangiga of Eastern Samar, Basey of Western Samar and Palompon, Palo, Calubian, Carigara, Abuyog and Burauen of Leyte.

• There were 84 cases of dengue fever in Ormoc City in January, which exceeded the alert threshold for the area.