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28 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is an increased in total consultation from 1498 consultation in epiweek 24 to 2747 consultation in epiweek 25, with reporting rates same as epiweek 24 (55%) from the sentinel sites.

Changes from previous week: There is an increased in reported cases of influenza like illness in epiweek 24 and decreased in reported cases of Acute Fever and Rash, Prolonged Fever and Watery Diarrhea.

21 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate:

There is an increased in total consultation from 2871 consultation in epiweek 23 to 3000 consultation in epiweek 24, with increased in reporting rates from (64%) in epiweek 23 to 73% in epiweek 24.

15 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is an increased in total consultation from 1656 consultation in epiweek 22 to 2871 consultation in epiweek 23, with decreased in reporting rates from (91%) in epiweek 22 to 64% in epiweek 23.

08 Jun 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a decreased in total consultation from 2064 consultation in epiweek 21 to 1438 consultation in epiweek 22, with decreased in reporting rates from (91%) in epiweek 21 to 82% in epiweek 22.

05 Jun 2018 description

1. Situation Overview

  • Volcanic activity:

    • Volcanic activity has decreased and plants have started to grow.
  • PDCC:

  • General coordination:

    • PENAMA Provincial Health EOC is fully operational.

24 May 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a decreased in total consultation from 2226 consultation in epiweek 19 to 1997 consultation in epiweek 20, with decreased in reporting rates (64%) in epiweek 20.

17 May 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a slight increase in total consultation from 2167 consultation in epiweek 18 to 2226 consultation in epiweek 19, with no changes of reporting rates (82%) from previous week (18).

03 May 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a slight decrease in total consultation from 2792 consultation in epiweek 16 to 2273 consultation in epiweek 17, with reporting rates 91% from 10 sentinel sites in epiweek 17.

27 Apr 2018 description

Executive Summary

Vanuatu remains one of the most vulnerable countries on the planet to the negative effects of climate change & natural disasters.

The simultaneous disasters of the Ambae Manaro Voui Volcano (September 2017 – present) and severe Tropical Cyclone Hola (March 2018) have placed extreme pressure on the Government of Vanuatu and the affected populations of PENAMA & MALAMPA Provinces. The situation continues to evolve, as evidenced by the destructive Wailembui Flash flood and Landslide on 31 March 2018.

26 Apr 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a increase in total consultation from 2765 consultation in epiweek 15 to 2792 consultation in epiweek 16, with reporting rates 100% from 11 sentinel sites in epiweek 16.

19 Apr 2018 description

Total number of consultations and reporting rate: There is a increase in total consultation from 2112 consultation in epiweek 14 to 2600 consultation in epiweek 15, with reporting rates 100% from 11 sentinel sites in epiweek 15.

04 Apr 2018 description

Situation Overview

Sectorial technical assessment commenced on the 17th of March 2018 by cluster grouping representing vital sectors such as Agriculture ,WASH ,Shelter, Gender, Education, Health and Logistic .

22 Mar 2018 description

Overview

● As of 20 th March 2018, a total of 329 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Sanma, Shefa and Penama Province, out of which 52 have been confirmed by RDT.

● The highest number of confirmed cases was in week 9 and the trend is decreasing.

● DENV-2 serotype confirmed, same as in 2016-2017, which can explain the low number of cases reported.

● Cases are locally transmitted.

● Case definition: Fever for at least 2 days

PLUS two or more of the following;

  • Nausea or Vomiting

14 Mar 2018 description

Overview

● As of 12th March 2018, a total of 246 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Sanma and Shefa Province.

● DENV-2 serotype confirmed.

● Dengue suspected cases have been identified among local communities in Santo on 8th February 2018, n=2

● Cases are locally transmitted.

● Case definition: Fever for at least 2 days PLUS two or more of the following;

  • Nausea or Vomiting

  • Muscle or Joint pain

  • Severe Headache or pain behind the eyes

  • Rash

12 Mar 2018 description

Situation Overview

Tropical Cyclone Hola has moved in a west, south westerly direction passing the southern part of Vanuatu within 160 - 200 KM south of Aneityum in Torba Province as a Category 3 system.
The system continued south easterly direction as it moves out of the Vanuatu waters. The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) issued all clear for Tafea province on the 10th of March 2018.

General Coordination

05 Mar 2018 description

Overview

  • As of 27th February 2018, a total of 86 suspected dengue cases have been reported in Santo.

  • Dengue suspected cases have been identified among local communities in Santo on 8th February 2018, n=2

  • Cases are locally transmitted.

  • No suspected reported from other provinces or islands.

  • Case definition: Fever for at least 2 days PLUS two or more of the following;

06 Nov 2017 description

The International Planned Parenthood Foundation says the evacuation of Vanuatu's Ambae has seen a spike in the need for sexual and reproductive health services.

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