Month: January 2019

Severe Acute Respiratory Infections Protocol Training to Sentinel Hospitals

Severe Acute Respiratory Infections protocol training on operational aspects to all Health professionals of eleven sentinel hospitals. This is the 5th refresher training to sentinel health staffs, the training is to strengthen the current surveillance and to make effective in case enrollment, sample collection and reporting.

This was posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 By in Featured, News .

RCDC Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 16, October – December, 2018

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its Fourth Quarterly Surveillance Bulletin for 2018. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policymakers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The current bulletin… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, January 28th, 2019 By in Bulletin .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 3, 2019

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/Pdm09. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 20/1000 outpatient visits and 14/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in age 30-64 years group (Figure 1). Fluview Week 3 2019

This was posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 2, 2019

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/Pdm09. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 31/1000 outpatient visits and 11/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in the age group 2-4 and 30-64 years age group (Figure 1). Fluview Week 2… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, January 21st, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 1, 2019

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/Pdm09. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 29/1000 outpatient visits and 9/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected in all the age groups (Figure 1). Fluview Week 1 2019

This was posted on Monday, January 21st, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 52, 2018

The predominant seasonal Influenza strain circulated in this week was Influenza A/Pdm09. The overall incidence of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 32/1000 outpatient visits and 5/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The laboratory-confirmed influenza viruses were detected mostly in age group 0-1 and 30-64 years age group (Figure 1). Fluview Week 52

This was posted on Friday, January 11th, 2019 By in Report , .