Source: World Health Organization
Country: Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, South Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe
This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:
Yellow fever in Ethiopia
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Cholera in Niger
Humanitarian crisis in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
For each of these events, a brief description, followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.
A table is provided at the end of the bulletin with information on