Yemen

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin Volume 04, Issue 30, Epi week 30, 25 - 31 July 2016 [EN/AR]

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Highlights

  • During week no. 30, 2016; 86% (894/772) health facilities from 22 governorates provided valid surveillance data.

  • The total number of consultations reported during the week in 22 governorates was 113184 compared to 130914 the previous reporting week. Acute respiratory tract infections Lower Respiratory Infections (LRTI), Upper Respiratory Infections (URTI), Other acute diarrhea (OAD) and Malaria (Mal) were the leading cause of morbidity this week.

  • A total of 1058 alerts were generated by eDEWS system in week 30, 2016; Of these 763 alerts were verified as true for further investigations with appropriate response.

  • Altogether 124 alerts for Pertussis, 90 Lower Respiratory Infections, 85 Other acute diarrhea, 84 Upper Respiratory Infections, 83 Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever, 68 Measles, 60 Malaria, 50 Bloody diarrhea, 44 Dengue Fever, 26 Influeza Like Illness, 14 Acute Flaccid Paralysis, 8 Schistosomiasis, 7 Mumps, 6 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection, 4 each for Meningitis and Acute viral hepatitis, 3 Cut.Leishmaniasis, 2 Viral hemorrhagic fever, 1 Neonatal Tetanus were received and responded in system generated.

  • Online disease surveillance and response system was launched in 4 governorates (Aden, Abyan, Lahj and Taiz) in March 2013 and the expansion phase has stared in 6 Governorates (Sana'a City, Hodaidah, Hajjah, Ibb,Al-Mukalla and Sa'da ) in November 2013. The next expansion phase has 6 Governorates (Amran, Shabwah, Al-Mahrah, Sana'a Gov., HadramoutAl- wady and Dhamar).The last eDEWS expand in new 6 Governorates (AlBaidha, Mareb, Al-Jawf, Al-Mahweet,Rayma and Al-Dhale).