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  • Egypt - MoH preparing for H5N1 bird flu cases this winter while claiming no cases confirmed since June 2015 - December 13, 2015


    MoH says no confirmed H5N1 cases since June 2015. This is hard to believe given the high level of poultry outbreaks year-to-date. link.



    "Health" announce new measures to address the "bird flu"



    Sunday, December 13 2015 14:58


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    Cairo - Gate delegation - Hisham Alhloty




    The Ministry of Health and Population, to take all necessary measures to limit the spread of the virus precautionary measures "Avian influenza A / H5N1", especially with the onset of winter.
    This comes within the framework of the ministry's plan proactive to contain the disease, and minimize the negative effects on the health of citizens, in terms of epidemiological surveillance of the disease, and take the highest degree of caution, and follow-up and monitor the epidemiological situation of the disease.
    The ministry said it has provided the drug "Tamiflu" anti-virus "tablets and syrup," and insurance stocks strategic him on a permanent basis, as well as the implementation of programs to increase awareness of, and activate surveillance and early detection of cases, and activate Hotline (105), who works throughout the day to respond to citizens' questions, and to deal with complaints about the bird flu.
    coincide those procedures with the distribution of all to deal with influenza and avian influenza calling at hospitals cases of protocols, as well as posters for the definition of the situation at all facilities providing health service and private clinics.
    The ministry said it is training doctors and medical teams in units of basic health care to raise the efficiency of doctors on how to deal with cases of influenza and avian influenza, and the fight against respiratory diseases, infection, and trained also to deal with cases protocol.
    She added that it is training rural leaders to activate their role on the level community in how safe handling during the breeding birds, disposal of dead birds, and early diagnosis of the cases, as well as raise and improve the capacity of hospitals by increasing intensive care beds and coordination for the referral of cases between hospitals.
    It is noteworthy that the last cases detected was in the month of June 2015, and the number Four cases have recovered two of them and died two cases, and since that date has been suspected in the 474 case, and the laboratory results were negative for all of them.
    The total proven worldwide until last November 0.844 cases cases, including 449 deaths at a rate of death 53%, while for the position in Egypt during 2015, 144 cases were detected at the level of the republic for 20 counties, 41 of whom died case, the rate of death 28% lower than the global average.

    http://alwafd.org/%D8%A3%D8%AE%D8%A8...8A%D9%88%D8%B1


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    Government announcement supporting above article.....

    With the entry of the winter and the Ministry of Health announced the separation to take all precautionary measures to cope with bird flu
    Alent the Ministry of Health and Population for taking all necessary precautions to limit the spread of the virus, "Avian influenza A / H5N1", especially with the onset of winter, comes within the framework of the ministry proactive plan to contain the disease and minimize the negative effects on the health of citizens in terms of epidemiological surveillance of the disease, and take the highest degree of caution and follow-up and monitor the epidemiological situation of the disease. And the ministry said it has provided the drug Tamiflu anti-viral "tablets / syrup," and insurance stocks a strategic him on a permanent basis, as well as the implementation of programs to increase awareness raising and activate surveillance and early detection of cases, and activate the hotline (105), which runs throughout the day to respond to citizens' questions and dealing with complaints about bird flu. This comes in conjunction with the distribution of all to deal with cases of the flu and bird flu calling at hospitals, as well as for the definition of the situation at all facilities providing health service and private clinics posters protocols. The ministry said that it is training doctors and medical teams in units of basic health care to raise the efficiency of doctors on how to deal with cases of influenza and bird flu and the fight against respiratory diseases infection, also trained to deal with cases protocol, as has been the training of rural leaders to activate their role at the community level on how to Safe handling during breeding birds, and disposal of dead birds and the early diagnosis of cases, as well as raise and improve the capacity of hospitals, through an increase in intensive care beds and coordination for the referral of cases between hospitals. It is worth mentioning that the last cases detected was in the month of June 2015 and the number four cases have recovered two of them and died two cases, and since that date has been suspected 474 cases and was the laboratory results were negative for all of them, as the total of confirmed cases reached the level of the world until last November, 844 case including 449 deaths, the death rate of 53%, but for the position in Egypt during 2015, 144 cases were discovered at the level of the province of the Republic with 20 of them died at a rate of 41 cases the death of 28% less than the world average. Source Media Center


    http://www.mohp.gov.eg/News_webpart/dispNews.aspx?ID=922


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      Health Ministry takes precautionary measures against bird flu

      Mon, 14/12/2015 - 12:30
      Al-Masry Al-Youm

      The Health Ministry has announced that it is taking all the necessary precautionary measures to limit the spread of the bird flu H5N1 virus, particularly with the onset of the winter season.

      The ministry said it has made the Tamiflu drug (tablets/syrup) available and has implemented programs to increase awareness of the virus. Additionally, it has provided information on the early detection of the virus and disseminated protocols to hospitals on how to deal with bird flu cases. A dedicated hotline (105) has also been set up to answer inquiries about the disease.

      Doctors and medical teams have been trained on how to deal with cases of influenza, specifically avian influenza, and other respiratory system diseases, according to the Health Ministry.
      ...

      http://www.egyptindependent.com/news...ainst-bird-flu
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