Agadez: With 437 cases reported for 0 deaths, malaria remains the most recurrent disease in the region, followed by bloody diarrhea with 17 cases, 3 cases of pertussis and measles cases .
The Regional Public Health (PRSP) has officially launched the National Immunization Days (NIDs) against polio to be held from March 23 to 26 in all health districts in the region. The objective of this campaign is to help stop the flow of wild polio virus by vaccinating 101,865 children aged 0-59 months with oral polio Vaccine bivalent OPV (1 and 3).
Diffa: Three cases of meningitis were recorded in 2012 against 0 cases in 2011. A case of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) of a child from Nigeria was recorded. For measles, 38 cases were reported from week 1 to week 11 against 171 cases in 2011 to the same period.
Maradi: Outbreaks of measles and meningitis are reported. Health officials have reported 15 cases of measles, in Aguié 08, 05 at Tessaoua, 01 to Guidan Roumji, 01 and 04 to Madarounfa cases of meningitis and 03 cases and 01 cases Guidan Roumdji in the urban community of Maradi during the 11 weeks.
Tahoua: Of 4198 cases reported in week 10, the number of malaria cases fell to 3,421 in 11 weeks, 777 cases or less. In pregnant women, the number of cases has also decreased by 20 from 142 cases in week 10 to 122 cases in week 11. Departments of Konni (1311) and Madaoua (697) had the highest numbers of cases this week.
By cons, measles cases rose from 13 in week 10 to 25 in week 11. To meet the measles cases reported in the reception area of Malian refugees to prevent meningitis and Agando, DRSP has 3,000 doses of measles vaccine and 5,000 doses of meningitis vaccines available to the health district Tchintabaraden .
Tillabéry: Cholera is down this week with 43 cases against 81 cases reported last week. The villages most affected are those of Karma, and Hausa Sansane Koutoukaley. In addition, 3,924 malaria cases and 1 death and 36 cases of measles were registered during the week.