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    Re: Niger Health Updates 2012

    Bulletin humanitaire
    52 du 02 Janvier 2013


    According to the report programming system health information (SPIS), week 51 has recorded 57 admissions new cases of moderate malnutrition and 37 cases of severe malnutrition including 2 deaths against 94 new
    case of moderately malnourished and 47 cases of severe malnutrition with zero deaths in week 50. As regards the other notifiable diseases, the region reported 966 malaria cases with 2 deaths and 23 cases of fever typhoid zero fatalities.

    In 2012, malaria in terms of confirmed cases remains at the top of the epidemiological bulletin 103698 case and remains the biggest killer in the Diffa region with 112 deaths, more than double the year past which recorded 45 deaths. Severe malnutrition has increased significantly this year with 7504 cases in 2012 compared to 6089 cases in 2011, reports the Regional Directorate of Health (PRSP). According to the results of the national survey on nutrition conducted in 2012, the Diffa region is top of the list
    on the global acute malnutrition, it has exceeded the critical threshold (15%) established by WHO to achieve 16.7%, beating the national average of 14.8%. Diffa is still part of the four regions of the country where the prevalence of severe acute malnutrition exceeds the emergency threshold of 2%. Diffa region is also a critical situation with a chronic malnutrition rate reached 44.7%, while the average is 42%
    Meningitis has resurfaced with 6 cases including 1 death while no case was registered in 2011.
    According to the data collected from the Department of Health Information Program (SPIS) Directorate Regional Public Health (DSRP) at week 51, the health situation is marked by the reappearance three cases of meningitis Agui? Guidam Roumdji and Tessaoua and a case of measles in the urban community
    Maradi. For malaria, there is no death case in 7109 against 7313 cases with 2 deaths per week 50. Level of malnutrition, admissions centers supported are 2658 case moderately malnourished week 51 against 2223 cases in week 50. For severe cases, admissions are of 2170 cases with 11 deaths against 2,310 cases with 9 deaths at week 50.

    Between weeks 50 (8,903 cases and 24 deaths) and 51 (7862 cases and 12 deaths), the number of malaria
    decreased from 1041 cases, according to data from the Service Programming
    of Health Information (SPIS) of the Regional Directorate of Health (PRSP).
    The downward trend in malaria cases since the end of the winter season only gets confirm. Pregnant women, the same lower case is observed with the number of patients increased from 224 to 153 in week 50 week 51, or 71 fewer cases for no deaths.
    Departments of Tahoua (2191 cases), Konni (1593 cases) and Madaoua (1301 cases) had the largest number of cases.
    Three measles cases and three cases of meningitis were recorded during the week at the departmental level Tahoua (two cases) and Tchintabaraden (one case) for measles. For meningitis, two cases are recorded Tahoua and Konni case.
    The nutritional situation in the region has increased cases of moderate malnutrition among 50 weeks (1101 cases and no deaths) and 51 (1321 cases and no deaths) with an increase of 220 cases. In contrast,
    the number of cases decreased between weeks 96 50 (964 cases and 17 deaths) and 51 (868 cases and 10 deaths) in severe. Departments Ill?la (310 cases), Bouza (303 cases) and Tahoua (241 cases) record
    larger numbers of cases of moderate malnutrition. For severe malnutrition, departments Madaoua (214 cases), Bouza (212 cases) and Tahoua (131 cases) recorded the highest number of cases.
    Accumulations compared admissions between the years 2011 and 2012 provide much higher with 2012
    137,894 54,412 malnourished admitted with moderate and severe against 83,482 60,284 124,751 including 64,467 moderate and
    severe in 2011. Looking at the situation of departments, there are departments that Madaoua (44,980 admissions: 25,313 19,667 moderate and severe), Tahoua (24,581 admissions: 16,522 8059 severe
    moderate) and Bouza (18,002 admissions: 9902 severe and moderate 8100) recorded the largest accumulations in , 2012. In 2011, the departments are Madaoua (44,010 admissions: 30,676 13,334 moderate and severe)
    Tahoua (24,125 admissions: 15,428 8697 moderate and severe) and Ill?la (15,027 admissions: 10,161 severe Moderate 4866), which topped. Accruals compared to the same period cases of notifiable diseases
    Mandatory show that the year 2012 has seen more cases for malaria, cholera and malnutrition. In contrast, 2011 appears more critical for measles and meningitis.

    At week 51 of the year 2012, System Programming and Health Information
    (SPIS) has reported a cumulative 67,460 cases of moderate malnutrition including one death and 27 333 cases severe malnutrition, including 28 deaths. Last year at the same period, the region reported a
    51,216 cumulative cases of moderate malnutrition with 5 deaths and 16,678 severely malnourished with 49 deaths. Departments Say Kollo and recorded the lowest this year if malnutrition (moderate and severe) of the region can be explained by the fact that the admissions these health centers are very low compared to other departments. According to experts, this
    situation is due to the low involvement of stakeholders in the identification and management of CRENIS and CRENAMS d?partements.Cette in both years, cases of acute flaccid paralysis are clearly recorded
    higher than expected cases by the Regional Department of Public Health. In total, 47 cases were reported against 14 expected.
    According to the head of the SPIS, the samples were taken for testing of polio Dakar and no cases were reported positive


    According to an analysis of the report on notifiable diseases (MDO)
    the Regional Directorate of Health (PRSP), a meningitis (also mastered)
    was reported to the district health Tanout week 51. Regarding
    other potentially epidemic diseases (cholera, measles, bloody diarrhea, whooping cough,
    yellow fever), no cases have been reported in week 51. But there was an increase
    both cases of malaria at the level of both forms of malnutrition. Thus, the 6872 data show three cases of malaria cases and deaths against 6650 eleven deaths in week 50.
    Regarding malnutrition, 3,491 cases of moderate to zero deaths were registered against 2,841 cases per week
    Previous. Severe cases have also increased from 1609 cases for 3 deaths
    1727 case for 6 deaths in week 51.
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