Prestation de services dans le cadre de la vaccination

Nigeria: Measles - 1.6 Million Children for Immunization in Bauchi

Bauchi — About 1.6 million children will be immunized against measles in Bauchi State during the five days measles follow up campaign for Novermber 2015.
 
Bauchi State Coordinator of the Emergency Operation Centre, A Dada, disclosed this during a one-day Orientation Programme for Journalists on Planned Measles Campaign for November 2015 organized by the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency.
 
Undefined

Malgré une baisse spectaculaire des décès, la tuberculose reste une maladie mortelle importante dans le monde

Le taux mondial de décès par tuberculose a été quasiment divisé par deux depuis 1990, mais plus de 4 000 personnes continuent de mourir chaque jour de cette maladie évitable, indique le Rapport 2015 sur la lutte contre la tuberculose dans le monde (en angles) de l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS), publié le 28 octobre.
La tuberculose, comme le VIH, est une cause majeure de décès, avec 1,5 million de personnes décédées de cette maladie en 2014, dont 400 000 étaient séropositives au VIH.
 
Undefined

Pfizer partners with South Africa to produce pneumococcal vaccine

Global pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has partnered with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce a potentially life-saving pneumonia vaccine for infants, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.
 
According to the World Health Organisation, pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death among children worldwide, accounting for 15 percent of all deaths for children under the age of 5 years.
 
Undefined

WHO mobilizes 510 000 doses of oral cholera vaccine to help control the cholera outbreak in Iraq

Erbil, Iraq - An estimated 250 000 displaced persons will be targeted during the oral cholera vaccine (OCV) campaign to help control cholera outbreak in Iraq.  The World Health Organization (WHO) has mobilized 510 000 doses of OCV, and the 2-dose campaign is part of a strategy to prevent cholera transmission in high-risk areas and avert a potentially large-scale cholera outbreak in the 62 camps for refugees and internally displaced people. 
 
Undefined

Choléra: l'OMS intensifie sa risposte en Afrique et en Méditerranée orientale

L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) intervient contre de multiples flambées de choléra pouvant s’aggraver et menacer la santé de populations plus nombreuses si les mesures de lutte ne sont pas intensifiées. Elle a besoin d’urgence de plus de 5 millions de dollars (US $) pour renforcer sa riposte afin d’endiguer les flambées de choléra avant la saison des pluies.
 
Undefined

La mortalité due à la tuberculose a baissé près de moitié depuis 1990

La lutte contre la tuberculose porte ses fruits, avec un taux de mortalité annuel à peu près égal à la moitié de ce qu’il était en 1990. Néanmoins, 1,5 million de personnes sont mortes de la tuberculose en 2014 et la plupart de ces décès auraient pu être évités, selon le rapport 2015 de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé sur la lutte contre la tuberculose dans le monde, Global Tuberculosis Report 2015, publié aujourd’hui à Washington.
 
Undefined

Tuberculosis now rivals AIDS as leading cause of death -WHO

For the first time, tuberculosis infections rivaled HIV/AIDS as a leading cause of death from infectious diseases, the World Health Organization said in a report released on Wednesday.
 
It found that during 2014, 1.1 million people died of TB in 2014. During the same period, HIV/AIDS killed 1.2 million people globally, including 400,000 who were infected with both HIV and TB.
 
Undefined

Namibia to Introduce New Polio Vaccine in 2016

A much safer polio vaccine will be introduced to Namibia in April next year when the country transitions from trivalent live oral poliomyelitis vaccine (ToPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (BoPV), the Ministry of Health and Social Services said this week.
 
Marjorie van Wyk, the Acting Deputy Director for the Family Health Division in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, explained that the introduction of the new vaccine means the strains of polio type two will not be present in the new vaccine, thus making it safer.
 
Undefined

U.N. targets thousands in vaccination drive against cholera in Iraq

The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a campaign to vaccinate 255,000 people against cholera in Iraq over the next month, in a bid to contain the country's first major cholera outbreak since 2012, the U.N. agency said.
 
The WHO said the first doses of the vaccine are expected to be administered in the next few days in response to the outbreak which has infected 2,055 people since mid-September.
 
Undefined

Polio eradicated in all but two countries

Just two countries remain affected by the polio epidemic, the WHO says. But even where the disease is known to have been eradicated, further suffering occurs due to something known as post-polio syndrome.

Undefined

Pages