Skip to content



2013

Documents

Order by : Name | Date | Hits [ Ascendant ]

9 December 2013 Epidemiological Alert - Chikungunya 9 December 2013 Epidemiological Alert - Chikungunya

hot!
Date added: 12/09/2013
Date modified: 12/19/2013
Filesize: 164.61 kB
Downloads: 3788

Epidemiological AlertsGiven the detection of the first cases of autochthonous transmission of chikungunya fever in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends Member States establish and maintain the capacity to detect and confirm cases, manage cases and implement an effective public communication strategy to reduce vector presence, particularly in areas where the mosquito that transmits the disease is present.

8 May 2013 - Human infection caused by avian influenza A(H7N9) in China - update 8 May 2013 - Human infection caused by avian influenza A(H7N9) in China - update

hot!
Date added: 05/08/2013
Date modified: 05/08/2013
Filesize: 307.24 kB
Downloads: 1716

Epidemiological Alerts The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States continue efforts to prepare and maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that might be associated with a new subtype of influenza virus. PAHO/WHO encourages Member States to consider developing diagnostic capabilities for detecting infection caused by avian influenza A(H7N9).

The Organization does not advise health screening at points of entry in relation to this event, nor that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

8 January 2013 Norovirus outbreak in institutional health care and community settings 8 January 2013 Norovirus outbreak in institutional health care and community settings

hot!
Date added: 01/08/2013
Date modified: 01/08/2013
Filesize: 179.54 kB
Downloads: 2553

Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States implement prevention and control in health care and gated communities to reduce the impact caused by norovirus outbreaks.

 

7 January 2013 Cholera Situation Update 7 January 2013 Cholera Situation Update

hot!
Date added: 01/07/2013
Date modified: 01/07/2013
Filesize: 105.99 kB
Downloads: 1724

Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) updated the Cholera outbreaks situation in the Region.

5 December 2013 Epidemiological Update - Cholera 5 December 2013 Epidemiological Update - Cholera

hot!
Date added: 12/05/2013
Date modified: 12/05/2013
Filesize: 122.24 kB
Downloads: 2435

Epidemiological Alerts 

5 April 2013 Epidemiological Update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China 5 April 2013 Epidemiological Update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

hot!
Date added: 04/06/2013
Date modified: 04/06/2013
Filesize: 120.64 kB
Downloads: 1922

Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that might be associated with a new subtype of influenza A. Member States are encouraged to update and implement the relevant components of multi-hazard plans for preparedness and response to public health events.

The Organization does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

 

31 May 2013 - Increase of influenza activity 31 May 2013 - Increase of influenza activity

hot!
Date added: 05/31/2013
Date modified: 05/31/2013
Filesize: 130.72 kB
Downloads: 2490

Epidemiological AlertsWith the start of the influenza season in the southern hemisphere, several countries are experiencing an increase in patient visits for Influenza-like Illness (ILI), as well as hospitalizations associated with influenza, a situation that is expected for this time of year.

At the beginning of the flu season in the southern hemisphere, the Pan American Health Organization /World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommend Member States to ensure the adequate clinical management of the patients, the strict implementation of prevention and control measures in health care settings, while at the same time strengthen preparedness of their health services to cope with a potential influx of patients and reinforce communication to the public on the preventative measures.

 

3 April 2013 Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China 3 April 2013 Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

hot!
Date added: 04/03/2013
Date modified: 04/04/2013
Filesize: 119.74 kB
Downloads: 3668

Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that may be associated with a new subtype of influenza A. Encourages Member States to update and implement the relevant components of multi-risk plans for preparedness and response to public health events.

The organization does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

 

27 June 2013 - Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 27 June 2013 - Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

hot!
Date added: 06/27/2013
Date modified: 06/27/2013
Filesize: 111.93 kB
Downloads: 1726

Epidemiological AlertsIn light of the isolation of the first Staphylococcus aureus resistant to vancomycin in Latin America, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States continue to establish and maintain their capacity for rapid detection and reporting of this resistance mechanism to antibiotics for the implementation of infection prevention and control measures associated with health care.

 

26 September 2013 Epidemiological Alert - Cholera 26 September 2013 Epidemiological Alert - Cholera

hot!
Date added: 09/26/2013
Date modified: 09/26/2013
Filesize: 47.35 kB
Downloads: 1178

Epidemiological AlertsIn light of current cholera outbreaks in the Region, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends Member States implement their preparedness and response plans and strengthen cholera surveillance systems. PAHO/WHO also calls on countries to further efforts to improve quality and conditions of water and sanitation. 

<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 Next > End >>
Page 1 of 3

Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

© Pan American Health Organization. All rights reserved.