Zimbabwe: Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin No. 45, week 5



This bulletin provides a weekly overview of the outbreaks and other important public health events occurring in Zimbabwe. It includes disaggregated data to inform and improve the continuing public health response by the various partners. It also provides guidance to agencies on issues relating to data collection, analysis and interpretation, and suggests operational strategies on the basis of epidemiological patterns so far. The bulletin is published weekly. Note that the epidemiological week runs from Monday to Sunday. This edition covers week 5 (week ending 7 February 2010).

The C4 team welcomes feedback. Data provided by individual agencies is welcome but will be verified with MOHCW structures before publication.

Please send any comments and feedback to the Cholera Control and Command Centre

Email: Cholera_Taskforce@zw.afro.who.int.

Toll free number for alert by district and province is 08089001 or 08089002 or 08 089000

Mobile number for alerts is 0912 104 257