Surveillance, forecasting and response


Influenza update: January 2017

16 February 2017 – This monthly update provides information on the circulating pattern of influenza viruses and highlights abnormal influenza virus activities in the countries of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region. It compares circulating patterns in the Region with previous seasons and present the pre-dominating influenza viruses circulating in countries (Map 1).

Map 1. Circulating influenza viruses in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, January 2017

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News

Cholera monthly report for Yemen

A total of 3130 new suspected cholera cases and 0 deaths were reported in Yemen for January 2017. The cumulative number of suspected cases of cholera reported since the start of...

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Influenza update: January 2017

16 February 2017 – This monthly update provides information on the circulating pattern of influenza viruses and highlights abnormal influenza virus activities in the countries of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region. It...

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In focus

2016 in review

In 2016, WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean supported Member States of the Region in managing public health threats and strengthening their disease surveillance systems through conducting training workshops,...

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Events

WHO hosts Incident Command Systems workshop in Tunis

Tunis, 19 December 2016 – WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is hosting a 4-day workshop in Tunis, Tunisia, on Incident Command Systems (ICS) to strengthen the capacity of...

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