Outbreaks emergencies updates - Week 35: 26 August - 1 September 2017

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 45 events in the region. This week, two new events have been reported: dengue fever in Mali and Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Uganda. This week’s edition also covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Malaria in Cabo Verde
  • Humanitarian crisis (refugee) in Uganda
  • Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Floods/mudslide in Sierra Leone
  • Landslide in the Democratic Republic of the Congo