topics icon

Health

This page includes humanitarian content on issues related to health such as emergency medical services, equipment and supplies, including reproductive health, nutrition, psychosocial support, health education, mobile medical clinics and disease control.

All Updates on Health

Filter results

Primary Country

Country

Organization

G85
Only show "Must Read"
136,816 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
25 Nov 2017 description

Diminution sensible des cas de choléra qui frappe Oninga depuis début Octobre. Constat d’une délégation mixte, Gouvernement Provincial-OMS qui s’est rendue sur place ce jeudi, grâce à la Monusco qui a facilité ce voyage, transporté une tonne des médicaments et sécurisé la zone pendant cette mission.

25 Nov 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 14 November 2017, a total of 2,979 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China

25 Nov 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 21 November 2017, the cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites was 622 000. This number includes over 341 000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali expansion site, 235 000 in other camps and settlements, and 46 000 arrivals in host communities.

  • 153 765 adolescents and children received measles vaccination

  • WHO Mental Health Gap Action Training commenced

SITUATION OVERVIEW

25 Nov 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 618 000 Rohingyas from Myanmar are estimated to have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh since 25 August 2017.

  • 1.2 million (both new arrivals and their host communities) have been targeted by the health sector .

  • Since 25 August 2017:

25 Nov 2017 description

Dhaka, 23 November 2017: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with support from the Government of Canada, UNICEF and UNFPA today has launched its, “Improving Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights including Maternal and Newborn Health in low performing districts” project to improve integrated sexual and reproductive health and rights including maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in the lowest performing five districts of the country.

25 Nov 2017 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

25 Nov 2017 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

25 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

· The Minister of Education informed they already received the required budget (USD1.5 billion) to repair or reconstruct approximately 16,000 schools. (Source: SEP. 16 Nov)

25 Nov 2017 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

25 Nov 2017 description

During the last 11 month of the year 2017, 172135 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 42.08% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29 week of 2017.

25 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam

Danger of Cholera comeback as four in five people will be without steady water supply

Eight million people in Yemen will be without running water within days as fuel runs out due to the Saudi-led coalition blockade of the country's northern ports, Oxfam warned today.

They will join the almost 16 million people in Yemen who already cannot get clean piped water, leaving more than four in five people without a steady supply of clean water.

24 Nov 2017 description

De janvier à octobre 2017, Haïti a enregistré 11 916 cas suspects de choléra et 118 décès contre 35 203 cas et 369 décès pour la même période de l’année 2016, soit une baisse respective de 66% et de 68%. Ces données illustrent le maintien de la tendance à la baisse du choléra grâce aux efforts des acteurs de coordination et de réponse, du système de surveillance, de la prise en charge et des campagnes de vaccination, notamment dans le grand Sud.

24 Nov 2017 description

From January to October 2017, Haiti recorded 11,916 suspected cases of cholera and 118 deaths, compared to 35,203 cases and 369 deaths for the same period in 2016 - a decrease of 66% and 68% respectively. This illustrates the continuation of the downward trend of cholera as a result of the efforts of coordination and response actors, the surveillance system, treatment and vaccination campaigns, especially in the Southern region. However, there was a slight outbreak of Cholera in Artibonite department in October with 60.34% of cases for that month reported in the department.

24 Nov 2017 description

EU Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCPM)

Two European experts and a mobile laboratory provided by the German Federal Foreign Office are being deployed to Kapchorwa district (Uganda).

It will offer on-the-spot diagnostic capacity and improve preparedness for future outbreaks of Marburg and other hemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, giving support to Uganda’s health ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) activities.

24 Nov 2017 description

The Pan American Health Organisation’s (PAHO) continues to demonstrate its support for the recovery of the health sector in the British Virgin Islands following the devastating impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

PAHO’s Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief this week donated two vehicles as part of its pledge of $1M to support the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

24 Nov 2017 description

Dentro de los procesos de prevención y atención de emergencias, la entidad llegó hasta las apartadas veredas Alacuán, Pital de la Costa y Unión Victoria, en zona rural de Tumaco

SAN ANDRÉS DE TUMACO

Como parte de la respuesta institucional de atención humanitaria, la Unidad para las Víctimas entrega en la costa Pacífica nariñense ayuda humanitaria en beneficio de más de medio millar de familias afectadas por el conflicto y pertenecientes al Consejo Comunitario Alto Mira y Frontera, de Tumaco.

24 Nov 2017 description

SUMMARY

Since the beginning of September 2017, conflict has escalated in Deir-ez-Zor governorate as multiple parties have attempted to expel the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from the governorate. The ongoing conflict has sparked large-scale displacement across the governorate, with an estimated 320,000 persons displaced in September and October alone.

24 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

Madre de Dios: INDECI y Bomberos monitorean daños y acciones de respuesta tras inundación en Puerto Maldonado

En una acción conjunta, personal del Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) y el Cuerpo General de Bomberos Voluntarios, monitorean los daños y acciones de respuesta de las autoridades locales de la ciudad de Puerto Maldonado, tras las inundaciones registradas en las últimas horas producto de las lluvias intensas que han afectado viviendas en la región Madre de Dios.

24 Nov 2017 description

Situation Overview

Following the announcement on 22 November by the Saudi-led coalition (SLC) that Sana’a airport and Al Hudaydah seaport will be reopened for humanitarian and relief efforts, the United Nations has submitted a deconfliction notification to SLC to resume the transport of aid personnel and humanitarian cargo to northern parts of Yemen and is awaiting confirmation.