Yemen

Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin Volume 04, Issue 32, Epi week 32, 8 - 14 Aug 2016

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Highlights

  • During week no. 32, 2016; 90% (1104/995) health facilities from 22 governorates provided valid surveillance data.

  • The total number of consultations reported during the week in 22 governorates was 143484 compared to 157849 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 1184 alerts were generated by eDEWS system in week 32, 2016; Of these 629 alerts were verified as true for further investigations with appropriate response.

  • Altogether 92 alerts for Pertussis, 75 Lower Respiratory Infections, 70 each for Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever and Other acute diarrhea, 69 Bloody diarrhea, 54 Malaria, 50 Upper Respiratory Infections, 39 Measles, 32 Dengue Fever, 21 Influeza Like Illness, 12 Mumps, 9 each for Acute Flaccid Paralysis and Schistosomiasis, 6 each for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection and Meningitis, 5 Viral hemorrhagic fever, 4 Cut.Leishmaniasis, 3 Neonatal Tetanus, 2 Acute viral hepatitis, 1 Rabies 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).