Yemen

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin Volume 04, Issue 31, Epi week 31, 1 - 7 Aug 2016 [EN/AR]

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Highlights

  • During week no. 31, 2016; 88% (1038/915) health facilities from 22 governorates provided valid surveillance data.

  • The total number of consultations reported during the week in 22 governorates was 157849 compared to 113184 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 1076 alerts were generated by eDEWS system in week 31, 2016; Of these 598 alerts were verified as true for further investigations with appropriate response.

  • Altogether 91 alerts for Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever, 71 Bloody diarrhea, 70 Other acute diarrhea, 63 Pertussis, 60 Lower Respiratory Infections, 54 Upper Respiratory Infections, 48 Malaria, 34 Measles, 28 each for Dengue Fever and Influeza Like Illness, 11 Severe Acute Respiratory Infection, 9 Mumps, 7 Acute Flaccid Paralysis, 6 Schistosomiasis, 4 each for Meningitis, Acute viral hepatitis and Viral hemorrhagic fever, 3 each for Cut.Leishmaniasis and 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).