South Sudan: Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) - Epidemiological Update, Week 15 (April 10 - 16, 2017)

Highlights

  • Completeness for weekly reporting was 51% IDSR sites and 75% for the IDP sites.

  • Malaria remains the leading cause of morbidity in nonconflict areas while ARI is the leading cause of morbidity in the IDPs.

  • A total of 31 suspect measles cases were reported from Juba, Torit, Mayom, Jur River, and Yambio.

  • Active cholera transmission is ongoing in Yirol, Ayod, and Awerial.

  • A total of 14 HEV cases reported from Bentiu POC in week 15.

  • Suspect Guinea worm cases reported from Tonj South and Tonj East.

  • Chickenpox cases continue to be reported from Wau IDPs and Bentiu PoC.