Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

WER 2002 Index

  • 4 January 2002, Vol 77, 1 (pp 1-8)
    Contents
    1 Outbreak news
    1 Leprosy - Global situation
  • 11 January 2002, Vol 77, 2 (pp 9-16)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Dracunculiasis eradication in selected African countries
    List of infected areas
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 January 2002, Vol 77, 3 (pp 17-24)
    Contents
    17 Outbreak news
    Leprosy elimination campaigns
    Influenza
    Progress towards interrupting indigenous measles transmission, WHO Region of the Americas
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 January 2002, Vol 77, 4 (pp 25-32)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Early Warning and Response Network (EWARN), southern Sudan
    The deliberate use of biological and chemical agents to cause harm: public health response
    Influenza
    31 Progress towards interrupting indigenous measles transmission, WHO Region of the Americas Corrigendum
    Postgraduate course in public health
    International Health Regulations
  • 1 February 2002, Vol 77, 5 (pp 33-40)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Smallpox eradication:destruction of variola virusstocks
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    International Health Regulations
  • 8 February 2002, Vol 77, 6 (pp 41-48)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Dengue prevention and control
    Global distribution of hepatitis A, B and C, 2001
    International travel and health 2002
    International Health Regulations
  • 15 February 2002, Vol 77, 7
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Global measles mortality reduction and regional elimination, 2000-2001 Part I
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 22 February 2002, Vol 77, 8 (pp 57-68)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Global measles mortality reduction and regional elimination, 2000-2001 Part II
    Yellow-fever vaccination centres
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2002-2003season
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 1 March 2002, Vol 77, 9 (pp 69-76)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication, Egypt, 2001
    Influenza
    Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    International Health Regulation
  • 8 March 2002, Vol 77, 10 (pp 77-80)
    Contents
    Influenza A(H1N2) viruses (update)
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    Infected areas list
  • 15 March 2002, Vol 77, 11 (pp 81-88)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Intermittent malaria treatment as a component of the EPI schedule in Africa
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2001-2002
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 19 April 2002, Vol 77, 16
    Contents
    Lymphatic filariasis
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 26 April 2002, Vol 77, 17
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Expanding contributions of the global laboratory network for poliomyelitis eradication, 2000-2001
    Independent evaluation of the Codex Alimentarius and other FAO-WHO work on food standards
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 3 May 2002, Vol 77, 18
    Contents
    Dracunculiasis eradication: Khartoum Declaration on guinea-worm eradication, Sudan, 2002
    Dracunculiasis eradication
    Meningococcal disease, serogroup W135, Burkina Faso: Preliminary report, 2002
    Influenza
    Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    International Health Regulations
  • 17 May 2002, Vol 77, 20 (pp165-167)
    Contents
    Global Agenda on Influenza
    Buruli ulcer
    Acrylamide in food
    Cervical cancer, oral contraceptives and parity
  • 24 May 2002, Vol 77, 21 (pp169-176)
    Contents
    Accelerated control of rubella and prevention of congenital rubella syndrome, Brazil
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 7 June 2002, Vol 77,23
    Contents
    185 Outbreak news
    185 Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication -- Nigeria
    190 Elimination of lymphatic filariasis -- Corrigendum
    190 Global Agenda on Influenza -- Corrigendum
    191 Adoption of Global Agenda on Influenza (part II)
    196 WHO websites on infectious diseases
    196 International Health Regulations
  • 5 July 2002, Vol77, 27(221-228)
    Contents
    Certification of poliomyelitis eradication, European region, june 2002
    WHO-UNICEF joint statement on strategies to reduce measles mortality worldwide
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 9 August 2002, vol77.32(269-276)
    Contents
    269 Outbreak news
    Outbreak news-Corrigendum
    Buruli ulcer disease
    Web-based tool for early warning of malaria epidemics in Africa
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 October 2002, Vol77.40 (329-340)
    Contents
    329 Outbreak news
    Urgent call for action on meningitis in Africa: vaccine price and shortage are major obstacles
    Meningococcal vaccines: polysaccharide and polysaccharide conjugate vaccines
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 31 May 2002, Vol 77, 22 (pp177-184)
    Contents
    Elimination of lymphatic filariasis
    Global agenda on influenza --adopted version (Part I)
    Biotechnology, health and development
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 14 June 2002, Vol 77, 24
    Contents
    197 WHO study of venous thrombosis and air travel
    199 Influenza
    200 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)
    surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2001-2002
    204 Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    204 International Health Regulations
  • 21 June 2002, Vol 77, 25
    Contents
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication, Afghanistan and Pakistan
    New therapy for visceral leishmaniasis
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 28 June 2002, Vol77
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Subjects
    Index of countries / areas
    Notifications of diseases subject to the Regulations
    Dracunculiasis: Ethiopia and Uganda
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 12 July 2002, Vol77, 28(229-240)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Influenza vaccines
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 19 July 2002, Vol77, 29(240-248)
    Contents
    Paralytic poliomyelitis in Madagascar, 2002
    Assessment of neonatal tetanus in Niger Cutaneous leishmaniasis, Afghanistan
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 26 July 2002, Vol77, 30(249-256)
    Contents
    249 Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
    Acrylamide in food (update)
    Influenza 256 WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 2 August 2002, Vol77, 31(257-268)
    Contents
    Cholera, 2001
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
    Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 16 August 2002, vol77. 33 (277-280)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Assessment of incidence of neonatal tetanus in selected district of the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 23 August 2002, vol77.34 (281-288)
    Contents
    WHOs response to the threat of the deliberate use of biological and chemical agents
    to cause harm
    Cholera, 2001 Corrigendum
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 30 August 2002, vol77.35 (289-296)
    Contents
    289 Outbreak news
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication - Angola
    Influenza
    Criteria used in compiling the infected area list
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 6 September 2002, vol77.36 (297-304)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Nipah virus
    WHO awarded US$ 1.5 million to test new treatment for malaria
    DengueNet
    International Health Regulations
  • 13 September 2002, Vol77.37 (305-316)
    Contents
    Vaccines and biologicals
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2001-2002
    Influenza
    Epidemic meningococcal disease technical consultation meeting in Ouagadougou
    International Health Regulations
  • 20 September 2002, Vol77. 38 (317-324)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication - Bangladesh, India and Nepal, January 2001-June 2002
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 27 September 2002, Vol77,39 (325-328)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Validation of neonatal tetanus elimination, Morocco, 2002
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 October 2002, Vol77.41 (341-348)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Limited measles outbreak,Tunisia, 2002
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2003 influenza season
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 October 2002, Vol77.42 (349-356)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    WHO Global Influenza Programme: survey on capacities of national influenza centres, January-June 2002
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 October 2002, Vol77.43 (357-364)
    Contents
    Outbreak news Yellow fever in Senegal
    Influenza in the world
    Decoding of malaria genomes opens new era in public health
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 1 November 2002, Vol77.44 (365-372)
    Contents
    Urbanization: an increasing risk factor for leishmaniasis
    Call for comments
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 7 November 2002, Vol77.45 (373-380)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    – Yellow fever, Senegal
    – West Nile virus, Canada and United States
    Dracunculiasis eradication review meeting
    Global progress towards laboratory containment of wild poliovirus, July 2001– August 2002
    Influenza
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 8 November 2002, Vol77.45 (373-380)
    Contents
    Outbreak news
    Yellow fever, Senegal
    West Nile virus, Canada and United States
    Dracunculiasis eradication review meeting
    Global progress towards laboratory containment of wild poliovirus, July 2001 August 2002
    Influenza
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 15 November 2002, Vol77.46 (381-388)
    Contents
    381 Outbreak of influenza, Madagascar, July–August 2002
    384 Influenza
    385 Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2001-2002
    388 International Health Regulations
  • 22 November 2002, Vol77.47(389-404)
    Contents
    389 Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 20-21 June 2002
    Draft WHO Guidelines on the Use of Vaccines and Antivirals during Influenza Pandemics
  • 29 November 2002, Vol 77, 48 (pp 405-416)
    Contents
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication – Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan), January 2001–October 2002
    Third meeting of the Steering Committee on Immunization Safety
    The Global Poliomyelitis Eradication Initiative: number of endemic countries at lowest ever
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 6 December 2002, vol 77, 49 (pp417-424)
    Contents
    Outbreak news - Acute respiratory syndrome, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Gobal situation of the AIDS pandemic, end 2002 – Part I
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 13 December 2002, vol77,50 (pp425-432)
    Contents HIV/AIDS surveillance and global estimates – Part II
    Meningitis stockpile for Africa
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 31 December 2002, vol 77, 53 (pp999-1002)
    Outbreak news
    Influenza in the world
    Performance of AFP surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2000-2001
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations


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