The Compendium of Short Reports on Selected Outbreaks in the WHO African Region 2016 - 2018
The Compendium of Short Reports on Selected Outbreaks in the WHO African Region 2016 - 2018, “The Compendium”, is a collection of short reports on selected outbreaks that occurred in the WHO African Region between 2016 and 2018 and which were successfully controlled.
This edition of the Compendium covers 19 outbreaks, which occurred in 15 countries, presented in chronological order. These include yellow fever in Uganda, cholera in South Sudan, Rift Valley fever in Niger, meningitis in Nigeria, listeriosis in South Africa, malaria in Cabo Verde, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Namibia, cholera in Malawi, Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Likati, May 2017), meningococcal septicemia in Liberia, cholera in Nigeria (north-east), pneumonic plague in Madagascar, Marburg fever in Uganda, dengue fever in Senegal, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Mauritania, influenza A H1N1 in Ghana, Lassa fever in Nigeria, Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Equateur; May 2018), and Rift Valley fever in Kenya.
The reports are presented in a way that makes them accessible to a wide audience – epidemiologists, policy makers, strategists and anyone working in the area of health emergency responses.