Early Warning, Alert and Response • Completeness for weekly reporting was 33% for the nonconflict states and 76% for the IDP sites.
Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity in nonconflict areas and IDPs.
Transmission in most counties that had experienced upsurge in cases has reduced to expected ranges.
Active cholera transmission is ongoing but declining in Northern Liech and Southern Liech; and UN House PoC.
Measles transmission is ongoing in Wau PoC where at least 53 cases were reported in week 1 of 2017.
Three suspect meningitis cases reported from Bentiu PoC.
Acute watery diarrhoea was the leading cause of death in IDPs during the week.
Special focus on malaria
Malaria accounted for 39% and 17% of consultations in nonconflict-affected and IDP areas (Figs. 1a and 1b).
Analysis of malaria trends at state level showed that malaria cases were within expected levels in all the states (Fig. 8af).
In the 26 (33%) affected counties; malaria cases have continued to decline to expected transmission levels (Fig. 9a).