Month: May 2019

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 20, 2019

Influenza activity continued to remain lower than the alert threshold but above the national baseline in the country. Influenza B/Victoria circulated predominantly. The Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) associated laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were detected in all the age groups 0-1 and 5-64 years old. The laboratory influenza confirmed SARI cases were detected in below 1 year of… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 By in Report , .

Consultative Meeting with NEWARS Focal Person on Revised NEWARS Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at Bumthang

Royal Centre for Disease Control has conducted two days consultative meeting on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for NEWARS Focal Person from 26th May 2019. The training was conducted to report and manage surveillance data.

This was posted on Monday, May 20th, 2019 By in Featured, News .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 19, 2019

Influenza activity continued to remain lower than the alert threshold but above the national baseline in the country. Influenza B circulated predominantly. A flu outbreak was reported from one of the schools in the West of the country. The Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) associated laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were detected in all the age groups above 5-65… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, May 20th, 2019 By in Report , .

Monthly Epidemiology Report for April 2019

Two cases of Acute Encephalitis were reported from JDWNRH. All were in the age group of 1-11 months. Five suspected Pertussis cases were reported; none were tested positive. Twenty four suspected measles cases were reported; none were tested positive for measles and one 10-year-old female was tested positive for rubella. Six malaria cases were reported,… [Read more]

This was posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 18, 2019

Influenza activity remained lower than the alert threshold but above the national baseline in the country. Influenza B co-circulated predominantly. A flu outbreak was reported from one of the schools in the West of the country. The Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) associated laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were detected in all the age groups except 0-1 and 15-29… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, May 13th, 2019 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 17, 2019

Influenza activity continues to remain lower than the baseline in the country. Influenza A/H1N1(pdm09) and Influenza B co-circulated predominantly. No flu outbreak reported for the week. The Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) associated laboratory-confirmed influenza cases were detected in the age groups 2-4 and 30-64 years. The laboratory influenza confirmed SARI cases were detected in all age… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, May 6th, 2019 By in Report , .

Training of Health Assistants on NEWARS Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at Mongar

Royal Centre for Disease Control has conducted three days training workshop on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for Health Assistants from 29th April 2019. The training was conducted to report and manage surveillance data. Copy of the presentation can be downloaded here.

This was posted on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 By in Featured, News .