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  • Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

    2012 thread - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=181800

    Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin
    This weekly Epidemiological Bulletin is published jointly by the National Institute of Health, Islamabad and World Health Organization (WHO), Pakistan.
    For Correspondence: NIH: eic.nih@gmail.com; WHO: Tel : +92-051-9255184-5, Fax : +92-051-9255083; E-mail: wr@pak.emro.who.int.

    Epidemiological week no. 1
    (29 Dec 2012 to 4 Jan 2013)

    Highlights
    • Measles: 191 alerts investigated this week, responding to 32 outbreaks
    involving 751 measles cases and 38 deaths. Vitamin A was provided
    to cases and EDOs‐H took action to improve vaccination in affected areas (Page 6)
    • 84 districts have reported to DEWS in week 1, 2013. 2,308 health facilities
    have shared weekly data to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS) in this week
    • 714,881 patients’ consultations were reported in week 1, 2013
    compared to 640,414 consultations reported in week 52, 2012.
    • Altogether 237 alerts were investigated and response were provided
    to 32 outbreaks.
    ...

    Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2011 and 2012• As of 5 January 2013, Pakistan has reported no new cases from any district. In year 2012,
    a total of 58 polio cases including 55 type‐1; 2 type‐3; and 1 mixture type‐1 and 3 cases
    from 28 districts/tribal agencies .
    ...
    CCHF:
    ...
    In week 1, 2013, no new CCHF case was reported from
    Balochistan. In 2012, a total of 61 suspected cases have been reported throughout the country with 42 confirmed to date and 17 deaths;
    (CFR is 40.48%). 24 confirmed cases have been reported from Balochistan; 7 from Sindh; 6 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 5 from Punjab.
    ...
    Measles
    ...
    Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,823 cases & 310 fatalities - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in week 1 (29 Dec2012 to 4 Jan 2013) (328 cases & 15 fatalities - Ro).
    ...
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

  • #2
    Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

    Epidemiological week no. 2
    (6 to 12 Jan 2013)
    • Measles: 131 alerts investigated this week, responding to 30 outbreaks
    involving 820 measles cases and 35 deaths in 53 districts. Vitamin‐A was provided to cases and EDOs‐H took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
    • 80 districts and 2190 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
    week 2, compared with 84 districts with 2308 health facilities shared
    weekly data in week 1, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
    • 765,766 patients’ consultations were reported in week 2, 2013
    compared to 731,019 consultations reported in week 1, 2013.
    • Altogether 156 alerts were investigated and response were provided to 35 outbreaks.
    ...
    Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2011 and 2012
    • As of 11 January 2013, Pakistan has reported no new cases from any district. In year 2012, a total of 58 polio cases including 55 type‐1; 2 type‐3; and 1 mixture type‐1 and 3 cases from 28 districts/tribal agencies .
    ...
    CCHF
    ...
    In week 2, 2013, 3 new suspected CCHF cases were reported from Balochistan. In 2012, a total of 61 suspected cases have been
    reported throughout the country with 42 confirmed to date and 17 deaths; (CFR is 40.48%). 24 confirmed cases have been reported from
    Balochistan; 7 from Sindh; 6 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 5 from Punjab.
    ...
    Measles
    ...
    Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,823 cases & 310 deaths - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 2 (29 Dec 2012 to 11 Jan 2013) (1,617 cases & 73 deaths - Ro).
    ...
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

      Epidemiological week no. 4 (20 to 26 Jan 2013)
      • Measles: 122 alerts investigated this week, responding to 15 outbreaks
      involving 743 measles cases and 25 deaths in 53 districts. Vitamin‐
      A was provided to cases and district health teams took action to
      improve vaccination in affected areas.
      • 80 districts and 2406 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
      week 4, compared with 81 districts with 2435 health facilities shared
      weekly data in week 3, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
      • 736,041 patients’ consultations were reported in week 4, 2013
      compared to 849,066 consultations reported in week 3, 2013.
      • Altogether 159 alerts were investigated and response were provided
      to 19 outbreaks.
      ...
      Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
      • As of 26 January 2013, Pakistan has reported no new cases from any district. In year 2012,
      a total of 58 polio cases including 55 type‐1; 2 type‐3; and 1 mixture type‐1 and 3 cases
      from 28 districts/tribal agencies .
      ...
      CCHF
      ...
      In week 4, 2013, no new CCHF case reported from the country. In the previous weeks, 2 cases of which one was lab confirmed have
      been reported. A 40 year old female patient admitted at the Fatima Jinnah hospital isolation ward in Quetta as a suspected case of CCHF.
      Laboratory results confirmed the case positive for CCHF.
      The epidemiological investigation revealed that brother of
      the case with history of Fever and bleeding from mouth
      and nose, in critical condition was brought to Quetta from
      neighboring country. The patient expired 30 minutes after
      arrival at a private clinic in Quetta. The confirmed patient
      was taking care of the suspected expired case at home for
      a day and accompanied him to the hospital next morning.
      Few days later she developed signs and symptoms and was
      later confirmed positive for CCHF. The first case was having
      clear history of animal contact (slaughtered a sheep). Furthermore there was one more suspected CCHF case (a close contact family member
      of the first case) expired in Afghanistan also. All the three cases have epidemiological link.
      In 2012, a total of 61 suspected cases have been reported throughout the country with 41 cases confirmed to date and in total 17
      deaths; of which 13 deaths (CFR is 31.7%) are reported of the lab confirmed cases and 4 deaths are reported as suspected CCHF cases. 23
      confirmed cases have been reported from Balochistan; 7 from Sindh; 6 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 5 from Punjab. Chart at right illustrates
      current situation of CCHF cases in 2012.
      ...
      Measles
      ...
      Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,823 cases & 310 fatalities - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 4 (26 Jan 2013) (3,196 cases & 131 deaths).
      ...
      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

        Epidemiological week no. 5 (27 Jan to 2 Feb 2013)

        • Measles: 112 alerts investigated this week, responding and monitoring
        to 17 outbreaks. 712 measles cases in 58 districts and 25
        deaths reported from 14 districts this week. Vitamin‐A drops provided
        to cases and district health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
        • 82 districts and 2407 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
        week 5, compared with 80 districts with 2406 health facilities shared
        weekly data in week 4, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
        • 836,730 patients’ consultations were reported in week 5, 2013
        compared to 754,642 consultations reported in week 4, 2013.
        • Altogether 152 alerts were investigated and response were provided to 21 outbreaks.
        ...

        Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
        • As of 2 February 2013, Pakistan has reported one new type‐1 wild polio case from Bin
        Qasim town, Karachi, Sindh. This is the first wild polio case for the year 2013. The total
        number of wild polio cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3
        & 1 mixture type‐1 & 3) from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
        ...
        CCHF
        ...
        In week 5, 2013, no new CCHF case reported from the
        country. In the previous weeks, 2 cases of which one was lab
        confirmed have been reported. A 40 year old female patient
        admitted at the Fatima Jinnah hospital isolation ward in Quetta
        as a suspected case of CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed the
        case positive for CCHF. The epidemiological investigation revealed
        that brother of the case with history of Fever and bleeding
        from mouth and nose, in critical condition was brought to
        Quetta from neighboring country. The patient expired 30 minutes
        after arrival at a private clinic in Quetta. The confirmed patient
        was taking care of the suspected expired case at home for a day and accompanied him to the hospital next morning. Few days later she
        developed signs and symptoms and was later confirmed positive for CCHF. The first case was having clear history of animal contact
        (slaughtered a sheep). Furthermore there was one more suspected CCHF case (a close contact family member of the first case) expired in
        Afghanistan also. All the three cases have epidemiological link.
        ...
        Measles
        Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,978 cases & 310 fatalities - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 4 (26 Jan 2013) (sic.) (4,070 cases & 154 fatalities -Ro).
        ...
        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

          Epidemiological week no. 6
          (3 to 9 Feb 2013)

          • Measles: 139 alerts investigated this week, responding and monitoring
          to 15 outbreaks. 718 measles cases in 53 districts and 14
          deaths reported from 6 districts this week. Vitamin‐A drops provided
          to cases and district health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
          • 80 districts and 2481 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
          week 6, compared with 82 districts with 2407 health facilities shared
          weekly data in week 5, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
          • 765,839 patients’ consultations were reported in week 6, 2013
          compared to 868,430 consultations reported in week 5, 2013.
          • Altogether 190 alerts were investigated and response were provided to 20 outbreaks.
          ...
          Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
          In week 6, 2013, one new type‐1 wild polio case was reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (district Bannu), bringing the total number of polio cases to 2 for the year 2013. This is the 2nd wild polio case for the year 2013. The total number of wild polio cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture type‐1 & 3) from 28 districts/ tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
          ...
          CCHF
          In week 6, 2013, 1 new CCHF case reported from ICT,
          bringing the total number of CCHF cases to 3 for the year 2013.
          A
          26 year old female patient admitted at the PIMS hospital in Islamabad
          as a suspected case of CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed
          the case positive for CCHF. The epidemiological investigation
          revealed history of Fever with rash later on developed gum
          bleeding and brought to PIMS hospital. Currently the patient is
          stable with all vital signs with in the normal range. The case have
          no epidemiological link.
          In 2012, a total of 61 suspected cases have been reported throughout the country with 41 cases confirmed to date and in total 17
          deaths; of which 13 deaths (CFR is 31.7%) are reported of the lab confirmed cases and 4 deaths are reported as suspected CCHF cases. 23
          confirmed cases have been reported from Balochistan; 7 from Sindh; 6 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 5 from Punjab.
          ...
          Measles
          Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,984 cases & 310 deaths - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 6 (9 Feb 2013) (4,855 cases & 169 deaths - Ro).
          ...
          Twitter: @RonanKelly13
          The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

            Volume 4, Issue 7, Wednesday 20 February 2013
            Epidemiological week no. 7
            (10 to 16 Feb 2013)

            • Measles: 132 alerts investigated this week, responding and monitoring
            to 12 outbreaks. 285 measles cases in 30 districts, while 1
            death reported from 1 district this week. Vitamin‐A drops provided to
            cases and district health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
            • 87 districts and 2563 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
            week 7, compared with 80 districts with 2481 health facilities shared
            weekly data in week 6, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
            • 976,785 patients’ consultations were reported in week 7, 2013
            compared to 765,839 consultations reported in week 6, 2013.
            • Altogether 184 alerts were investigated and response were provided to 21 outbreaks.
            ...
            Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
            • In week 7, 2013, no new wild polio case was reported from any district. The total number
            of polio cases for year 2013 remains 2 type‐1, while, the total number of wild polio cases
            country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture type‐1 & 3)
            from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
            ...
            CCHF
            ...
            In week 7, 2013, no new CCHF case reported from any district. The total number of CCHF cases remains 3 for the year 2013. In week 6, 2013, A 26 year old female patient admitted at the PIMS hospital in Islamabad as a suspected case of CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed the case positive for
            CCHF. The epidemiological investigation revealed history of Fever with rash later on developed gum bleeding and brought to PIMS hospital. Currently the patient is stable with all vital signs with in the normal range and discharged from hospital. The case have no epidemiological link.
            ...
            Measles
            ...
            Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012(14,984 cases & 310 deaths - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 6 (9 Feb 2013) (5,729 cases &177 deaths - Ro).
            ...
            Twitter: @RonanKelly13
            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

              Volume 4, Issue 10, Wednesday 13 March 2013
              Epidemiological week no. 10
              (3 to 9 March, 2013)

              • Measles: This week a total of 59 alerts investigated, responding and
              monitoring to 8 outbreaks. 459 measles cases from 40 districts,
              while 3 deaths reported from 3 districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided
              to all the suspects and district health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
              • 83 districts and 2533 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
              week 10, compared with 80 districts with 2469 health facilities
              shared weekly data in week 9, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning System (DEWS).
              • 961,947 patients’ consultations were reported in week 10, 2013
              compared to 919,312 consultations reported in week 9, 2013.
              • Altogether 95 alerts were investigated and response were provided to 12 outbreaks.
              ...
              Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
              • In week 10, 2013, no new polio case was reported in the country. An the total number of
              polio cases and infected districts in the country remain 5. The total number of wild polio
              cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture type‐1 &
              3) from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
              ...
              CCHF
              ...
              In week 10, 2013, no new CCHF case reported
              from any district. The total number of CCHF cases remains
              3 for the year 2013. The last case reported in this
              year was in week 6, 2013, A 26 year old female patient
              admitted at the PIMS hospital in Islamabad as a suspected
              case of CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed the
              case positive for CCHF. The epidemiological investigation
              revealed history of Fever with rash later on developed
              gum bleeding and brought to PIMS hospital. Currently
              the patient is stable with all vital signs with in the normal
              range and discharged from hospital. The case have no epidemiological link.
              ...
              Measles
              ...
              Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012 (14,984 cases & 310 fatalities - Ro); and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week 10 (9 March 2013) (7468 cases & 195 deaths - Ro).
              ...
              Twitter: @RonanKelly13
              The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                Volume 4, Issue 11, Wednesday 20 March 2013
                Epidemiological week no. 11
                (10 to 16 March, 2013)

                • Measles: This week a total of 55 alerts investigated, responding and
                monitoring to 7 outbreaks. 312 measles cases from 38 districts,
                while 15 deaths reported from 4 districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided
                to all the suspects and district health teams took action to improve
                vaccination in affected areas.
                • 81 districts and 2449 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                week 11, compared with 83 districts with 2533 health facilities
                shared weekly data in week 10, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                System (DEWS).
                • 898,164 patients’ consultations were reported in week 11, 2013 compared to 961,947 consultations reported in week 10, 2013.
                • Altogether 102 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                to 9 outbreaks.
                ...
                Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                • In week 11, 2013, no new polio case was reported in the country. An the total number of
                polio cases and infected districts in the country remain 5. The total number of wild polio
                cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture type‐1 &
                3) from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
                ...
                CCHF
                ...
                In week 11, 2013, no new CCHF case reported
                from any district. The total number of CCHF cases remains
                3 for the year 2013. The last case reported in this year was
                in week 6, 2013, A 26 year old female patient admitted at
                the PIMS hospital in Islamabad as a suspected case of
                CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed the case positive for
                CCHF. The epidemiological investigation revealed history
                of Fever with rash later on developed gum bleeding and
                brought to PIMS hospital. Currently the patient is stable
                with all vital signs with in the normal range and discharged
                from hospital. The case have no epidemiological link.
                ...
                Measles
                ...
                Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                11 (16 March 2013) (8,030 cases & 212 fatalities - Ro).
                ...
                http://www.emro.who.int/images/stori...-20032013r.pdf
                Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                  Volume 4, Issue 12, Wednesday 27 March 2013
                  Epidemiological week no. 12
                  (17 to 23 March, 2013)

                  • Measles: This week a total of 56 alerts investigated, responding and
                  monitoring to 4 outbreaks. 462 measles cases from 35 districts,
                  while 7 deaths reported from 6 districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided
                  to all the suspects and district health teams took action to improve
                  vaccination in affected areas.
                  • 75 districts and 2289 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                  week 12, compared with 81 districts with 2449 health facilities
                  shared weekly data in week 11, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                  System (DEWS).
                  • 816,360 patients’ consultations were reported in week 12, 2013
                  compared to 907,704 consultations reported in week 11, 2013.
                  • Altogether 93 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                  to 6 outbreaks.
                  ...
                  Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                  • In week 12, 2013, no new polio case was reported in the country. An the total number of
                  polio cases and infected districts in the country remain 5. The total number of wild polio
                  cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture type‐1 &
                  3) from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
                  ...
                  CCHF
                  ...
                  In week 12, 2013, no new CCHF case reported
                  from any district. The total number of CCHF cases remains
                  3 for the year 2013. The last case reported in this
                  year was in week 6, 2013, A 26 year old female patient
                  admitted at the PIMS hospital in Islamabad as a suspected
                  case of CCHF. Laboratory results confirmed the
                  case positive for CCHF. The epidemiological investigation
                  revealed history of Fever with rash later on developed
                  gum bleeding and brought to PIMS hospital. Currently the
                  patient is stable with all vital signs with in the normal
                  range and discharged from hospital. The case have no
                  epidemiological link.
                  ...
                  Measles
                  Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                  12 (23 March 2013) (8,532 cases & 218 fatalities).
                  ...
                  http://www.emro.who.int/images/stori...2-27032013.pdf
                  Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                  The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                    Volume 4, Issue 13, Wednesday 3 April 20
                    Epidemiological week no. 13
                    (24 to 30 March, 2013)

                    • Measles: This week a total of 48 alerts investigated, responding and
                    monitoring to 1 outbreak. 186 measles cases from 29 districts,
                    while 2 deaths reported from 1 district. Vitamin‐A drops provided
                    to all the suspects and district health teams took action to improve
                    vaccination in affected areas.
                    • 77 districts and 2257 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                    week 13, compared with 75 districts with 2289 health facilities
                    shared weekly data in week 12, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                    System (DEWS).
                    • 845,517 patients’ consultations were reported in week 13, 2013
                    compared to 816,360 consultations reported in week 12, 2013.
                    • Altogether 70 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                    to 2 outbreaks.
                    ...
                    Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                    • In week 13, 2013, no new polio case was reported in the country. The total number of
                    polio cases and infected districts in the country remain 5 in 2013. The total number of wild
                    polio cases country wide for the year 2012 remains 58 (55 type‐1, 2 type‐3 & 1 mixture
                    type‐1 & 3) from 28 districts/tribal agencies (compared to 60 in 2011).
                    ...
                    CCHF
                    ...
                    In week 13, 2013, 1 new suspected CCHF case
                    reported from district Loralai, Balochistan. The laboratory
                    result is awaited. The total number of CCHF cases
                    were 4 for the year 2013. The case have no epidemiological
                    link.
                    ...

                    Measles
                    ...
                    Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                    13 (30 March 2013) (8,898 cases & 220 fatalities - Ro).
                    ...
                    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                      Volume 4, Issue 16, Wednesday 24 April 2013
                      Epidemiological week no. 16
                      (14 to 20 Apr, 2013)

                      • Measles: This week a total of 29 alerts investigated, responding and
                      monitoring 4 outbreaks. 131 measles cases were reporting from 17
                      districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided to all the suspects and district
                      health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
                      • 68 districts and 1909 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                      week 16, compared with 67 districts with 1933 health facilities
                      shared weekly data in week 15, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                      System (DEWS).
                      • 660,250 patients’ consultations were reported in week 16, 2013
                      compared to 741,952 consultations reported in week 15, 2013.
                      • Altogether 58 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                      to 6 outbreaks.
                      ...
                      Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                      • In week 16, 2013, no new polio case reported from any district. The total number of polio
                      cases as well as the infected districts/towns in the country for the year 2013 remain 6
                      (compared to 16 cases from the 10 districts/towns/agencies during the same time period
                      last year).
                      ...
                      CCHF
                      ...
                      In week 16, 2013, 2 new suspected CCHF cases
                      were reported; 1 from district Killasaifullah, Balochistan (Lab
                      confirmed positive, case was expired), and 2nd case belongs
                      to Afghanistan Lab reported negative for CCHF.
                      The expired
                      case was 35 years old male and is a driver by profession
                      found clear contact history with animals, taking care in home
                      and as well as transporting animal in his vehicle from market
                      to different places. A few days ago he delivered some cattle
                      and later on developed high grade fever, body ache with gum
                      bleeding. Platelets count was 8000 only and could not survived.
                      Health session in the community conducted. The total
                      8 CCHF cases have been reported in year 2013.
                      ...
                      Measles
                      ...
                      Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                      16 (20 April 2013) (9,522 cases & 243 fatalities - Ro).
                      ...
                      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                      The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                        Volume 4, Issue 17, Wednesday 1 May 2013
                        Epidemiological week no. 17
                        (21 to 27 Apr, 2013)

                        • Measles: This week a total of 51 alerts investigated, responding and
                        monitoring 8 outbreaks. 412 measles cases were reporting from 23
                        districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided to all the suspects and district
                        health teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
                        • 65 districts and 1962 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                        week 17, compared with 68 districts with 1909 health facilities
                        shared weekly data in week 16, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                        System (DEWS).
                        • 694,737 patients’ consultations were reported in week 17, 2013
                        compared to 684,959 consultations reported in week 16, 2013.
                        • Altogether 72 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                        to 9 outbreaks.
                        ...
                        Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                        • In week 17, 2013, no new polio case reported from any district. The total number of polio
                        cases as well as the infected districts/towns in the country for the year 2013 remain 6
                        (compared to 16 cases from the 10 districts/towns/agencies during the same time period
                        last year).
                        ...
                        CCHF
                        ...
                        In week 17, 2013, no new CCHF cases were
                        reported from any district; The last 2 cases were in
                        week 16 out of which 1 from district Killasaifullah,
                        Balochistan (Lab confirmed positive, case was expired),
                        and 2nd case belongs to Afghanistan Lab
                        reported negative for CCHF. The expired case was 35
                        years old male and was a driver by profession found
                        clear contact history with animals, taking care in
                        home and as well as transporting animal in his vehicle
                        from market to different places. A few days ago
                        he delivered some cattle and later on developed
                        high grade fever, body ache with gum bleeding. Platelets count was 8000 only and could not survived. Health session in the community conducted.
                        The total 8 CCHF cases have been reported in year 2013.
                        ...
                        Measles
                        ...
                        Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                        17 (27 April 2013) (10,020 cases with 246 deaths - Ro).
                        ...
                        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
                        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                          Volume 4, Issue 18, Wednesday 8 May 2013
                          Epidemiological week no. 18
                          (28 Apr to 4 May 2013)

                          • Measles: This week a total of 91 alerts investigated. 425 measles
                          cases were reporting from 23 districts.
                          Vitamin‐A drops provided to all the suspects and district health
                          teams took action to improve vaccination in affected areas.
                          • 66 districts and 1913 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                          week 18, compared with 65 districts with 1962 health facilities
                          shared weekly data in week 17, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                          System (DEWS).
                          • 643,119 patients’ consultations were reported in week 18, 2013
                          compared to 694,737 consultations reported in week 17, 2013.
                          • Altogether 110 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                          to 7 outbreaks.
                          ...
                          Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                          • In week 18, 2013, no new polio case reported from any district. The total number of polio
                          cases as well as the infected districts/towns in the country for the year 2013 remain 6
                          (compared to 16 cases from the 10 districts/towns/agencies during the same time period
                          last year).
                          ...
                          CCHF
                          In week 18, 2013, no new CCHF cases were reported from
                          any district; The last 2 cases were in week 16 out of which 1 from district
                          Killasaifullah, Balochistan (Lab confirmed positive, case was expired),
                          and 2nd case belongs to Afghanistan Lab reported negative for
                          CCHF. The expired case was 35 years old male and was a driver by
                          profession found clear contact history with animals, taking care in
                          home and as well as transporting animal in his vehicle from market to
                          different places. A few days ago he delivered some cattle and later on
                          developed high grade fever, body ache with gum bleeding. Platelets
                          count was 8000 only and could not survived. Health session in the community conducted. The total 8 CCHF cases have been reported in year
                          2013.
                          ...
                          Measles
                          Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                          18 (4 May 2013)(10,446 cases & 252 fatalities - Ro).
                          ...
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                          • #14
                            Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                            Volume 4, Issue 20, Wednesday 22 May 2013
                            Epidemiological week no. 20
                            (12 to 18 May 2013)

                            • Measles: This week a total of 75 alerts investigated. 407 measles
                            cases were reporting from 23 districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided to
                            all the suspects and district health teams took action to improve vaccination
                            in affected areas.
                            • 69 districts and 1906 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                            week 20, compared with 64 districts with 1758 health facilities
                            shared weekly data in week 19, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                            System (DEWS).
                            • 716,549 patients’ consultations were reported in week 20, 2013
                            compared to 609,441 consultations reported in week 19, 2013.
                            • Altogether 102 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                            to 3 outbreaks.
                            ...
                            Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                            • In week 20, 2013, no new polio case was reported from any district in the country. Till now
                            total number of cases in 2013 is 8 (compared to 17 during the same time period last year)
                            from 7 districts/towns/agency (compared to 10 during the same time period last year). (FluTrackers has found 10 cases reported from various agencies and media - see this thread http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=198340 - Ro)
                            ...
                            CCHF
                            In week 20, 2013, two new suspected CCHF cases reported 1 from district Quetta, Balochistan (Lab result awaited). The suspected
                            case is 18 years old male found no contact history
                            with animals, admitted at Fatima Jinnah
                            Chest Hospital, Quetta. Platelets count was
                            22000 at the time of admitting in the hospital
                            and now improving. While the 2nd cases reported
                            from Karachi, Province Sindh, a 38 year
                            old male resident of district Pishin, Balochistan
                            running a hotel in Karachi, found clear contact
                            history with animals, taking care in home, Platelets count was 14000 at the time of admitting in the hospital but could not survive and expired
                            on 13 May, 2013. The total 13 CCHF cases have been reported in year 2013.
                            ...
                            Measles
                            ...
                            Table at the bottom summarizes the situation of measles in year 2012; and illustrates the alerts and outbreaks in 2013 up till week
                            20 (18 May 2013) (11,337 cases & 266 fatalities - Ro).
                            ...
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                            The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Pakistan Epidemiological Bulletins 2013

                              Volume 4, Issue 21, Wednesday 29 May 2013
                              Epidemiological week no. 21
                              (19 to 25 May 2013)

                              • Measles: This week a total of 94 alerts investigated. 534 measles
                              cases were reporting from 26 districts. Vitamin‐A drops provided to
                              all the suspected cases and district health teams took action to improve
                              vaccination in affected areas.
                              • 72 districts and 2094 health facilities have reported to DEWS this
                              week 21, compared with 69 districts with 1906 health facilities
                              shared weekly data in week 20, 2013 to the Disease Early Warning
                              System (DEWS).
                              • 827,852 patients’ consultations were reported in week 21, 2013
                              compared to 789,669 consultations reported in week 20, 2013.
                              • Altogether 126 alerts were investigated and response were provided
                              to 4 outbreaks.
                              ...
                              Distribution of Wild Polio Virus cases Pakistan 2012 and 2013
                              • In week 20, 2013, one new type‐1 wild polio case was reported from Federally Administered
                              Tribal Areas (F.R Bannu), bringing the total number of polio cases in 2013 to 9
                              (compared to 22 during the same time period last year) from 8 districts/towns/tribal agencies
                              (compared to 13 during the same time period last year).
                              ...
                              CCHF
                              ...
                              In week 21, 2013, No new suspected CCHF case was
                              reported from any area in the country. The last two cases were
                              reported in week 20, 2013, two suspected CCHF cases reported
                              1 from district Quetta, Balochistan (Lab result awaited).
                              The suspected case is 18 years old male found no contact history
                              with animals, admitted at Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital,
                              Quetta. Platelets count was 22000 at the time of admitting in
                              the hospital and now improving. While the 2nd case (positive)
                              reported from Karachi, Province Sindh, a 38 year old male
                              resident of district Pishin, Balochistan running a hotel in Karachi,
                              found clear contact history with animals, taking care in home, Platelets count was 14000 at the time of admitting in the hospital but
                              could not survive and expired on 13 May, 2013. The total 13 CCHF cases have been reported in year 2013.
                              ...
                              Measles
                              No data provided this week - Ro
                              ...
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