NEW Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo Disease outbreak news: Update 11 July 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo continues this past week with a similar transmission intensity to the previous week. While the number of new cases continues to ease in former hotspots, such as Butembo, Katwa and Mandima health zones, there has been an increase in cases in Beni, and a high incidence of cases continues in parts of Mabalako Health Zone. In addition to these re-emerging hotspots, there are a large number of people with confirmed and probable infections moving to other health zones, with the greatest number coming from Beni Health Zone. The movement of cases causes the outbreak to spread to new health zones and re-emerge in health zones with previously controlled infections. Overall, this underscores the importance of robust mechanisms for listing and following up contacts and understanding the motivations for peoples’ decisions to move

NEW World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights.

United Nations Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, (2019)

By 2100, new UN figures show that 4 of today’s 10 most populous nations will be replaced by African countries. Brazil, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico—where populations are projected to stagnate or decline—will drop out. In their place: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Egypt. All 4 are projected to more double in population. Top 10 rankings in population growth by 2100 include only 2 non-African nations—Pakistan and the US. c1China will shrink by 374 million fewer people—more than the entire US population.

NEW WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 27: 1 - 7 July 2019; Data as reported by 17:00; 7 July 2019

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 in Angola Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo Dengue fever in Côte d’Ivoire Humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria.

NEW Zambia: Countdown to 2030 - Maternal, Newborn & Child Survival

Countdown to 2030 Commission, (2018)

The Countdown country profile presents in one place the best and latest evidence to enable an assessment of a country’s progress in improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH)

Основные затронутые группы населения. Краткое руководство.

Marina Smelyanskaya, John Duncan, Eds.: UNOPS, Stop TB Partnership, (2019)

Очень часто дети это уязвимая под-группа внутри уже уязвимых групп населения. Поэтому необходимо, чтобы политики, гражданское общество и медицинские работники безотлагательно обратили свое внимание на проблему борьбы с детским туберкулезом. Дети являются источником развития заболеваний в будущем, а продолжающееся бездействие приводит к потере многих человеческих жизней. Accessed on 19.07. 2019

Настанови щодо моніторингу інтервалу QTc та ведення хворих на лікарсько-стійкий туберкульоз, які приймають препарати, що викликають пролонгацію інтервалу QT

Mamel Quelapio, Maria Idrissova, Gunta Dravniece et al., Eds.: USAID, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Challenge TB, (2018)

Цей документ описує кроки, необхідні для визначення скоригованого інтервалу QT (QTc) в ході моніторингу ЕКГ пацієнтів, які отримують препарати для лікування ХР ТБ, що викликають пролонгацію інтервалу QT. Він також надає рекомендації щодо ведення випадків пролонгації QTc.

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