Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

WER 2003: Index

  • 19 December 2003, vol. 78, 51/52 (pp433-440)
    Index, Volume 78, 2003, Nos 1-52
    Index of countries/areas
    Notifications of diseases subject to the Regulations
    Inspections of the smallpox research laboratories
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 12 December 2003, vol.78, 50 (pp425-432)
    “RabNet” version 2 and the new WHO rabies web site are now online
    Global situation of the HIV/ AIDS pandemic, end 2003
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 5 December 2003, vol. 78, 49 (pp417-424)
    Global situation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, end 2003
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 28 November 2003, vol. 78, 48 (pp409-416)
    Outbreak news:
    – Cholera, Mali
    – Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Republic of the Congo
    Progress in certification of poliomyelitis eradication and in laboratory containment of wild poliovirus
    Health aspects of biological, chemical and radionuclear threats: a WHO interactive and searchable electronic library
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 21 November 2003, vol. 78, 47 (pp405-408)
    Outbreak news:Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Republic of the Congo
    Production of pilot lots of inactivated influenza vaccine in response to a pandemic threat: an interim biosafety risk assessment
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 14 November 2003, vol. 78, 46 (pp397-404)
    Outbreak news:
    – Dengue haemorrhagic fever, India – update
    – Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome, Republic of the Congo
    Weekly malaria surveillance in Zimbabwe
    International Health Regulations
    Performance of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance and Incidence of Poliomyelitis, 2002–2003
    Influenza
  • 7 November 2003, vol. 78, 45 (pp389-396)
    Outbreak news:
    – Dengue haemorrhagic fever, India
    – Poliomyelitis, Chad
    – Shigella, Central African Republic
    Measles mortality reduction in West Africa, 1996–2002
    Ports designated in application of the International Health Regulations
    International Health Regulations
    – Areas removed from the infected area list: Philippines
    Influenza in the world
  • 31 October 2003, vol. 78, 44 (pp381-388)
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication – Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, January 2002 – August 2003
    Mass immunization campaign launched to protect 15 million children from polio
    Influenza
    Correction
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 24 October 2003, vol. 78, 43 (pp373-380)
    WHO issues consensus document on the epidemiology of SARS
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2004 influenza season
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 17 October 2003, vol. 78, 42 (pp365-372)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, Liberia – update
    – Poliomyelitis in west Africa: Burkina Faso, Ghana and Togo
    – Yellow fever, Burkina Faso Global progress towards universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination, 2003
    Inadequate plumbing systems probably contributed to SARS transmission
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 10 October 2003, vol. 78, 41 (pp361-364)
    Onchocerciasis (river blindness). Report from the twelfth InterAmerican Conference on Onchocerciasis, Manaus, Brazil
    International Health Regulations
  • 3 October 2003, vol. 78, 40 (pp349–360)
    Yellow fever vaccine
    Meningitis: WHO appeals for funds
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 26 September 2003, vol. 78, 39 (pp341-348)
    Laboratory surveillance for wild and vaccine-derived polioviruses, January 2002-June 2003
    Joint WHO HQ/SEARO/WPRO meeting on DengueNet implementation in South-East Asia and the Western Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, 11-13 December 2003
    Influenza
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    Corrigendum
    International Health Regulations
  • 19 September 2003, vol. 78, 38 (pp329-340)
    Maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination in Indonesia
    ChemiNet: a global public health chemical incident alert, surveillance and response network
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 12 September 2003, vol. 78, 37 (pp321-328)
    Assessment of the Community-Based Surveillance System in Ghana and its role in dracunculiasis eradication
    Dracunculiasis eradication: case definition, surveillance and performance indicators
  • 5 September 2003, vol. 78, 36 (pp313–320)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera in Liberia – update
    – Diphtheria, Afghanistan
    – Rift Valley fever, Egypt
    International Health Regulations
    Report on active surveillance for adverse events following the use of drug co-administrations in the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2002–2003 – as of 27 August 2003
  • 29 August 2003, vol. 78, 35 (pp305-312)
    Outbreak news – Cholera, Liberia – update
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, January 2002 – June 2003
    Influenza
    Summary table of SARS cases by country, 1 November 2002–7 August 2003
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 22 August 2003, vol. 78, 34 (pp297-304)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, Liberia
    – Legionellosis, France
    – Yellow fever, Sierra Leone
    WHO Global Conference on SARS
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 15 August 2003, vol. 78, 33 (pp285-296)
    Outbreak(s) of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo, January-April 2003
    Assays for neutralizing antibody to influenza viruses
    Meningococcal meningitis
    International Health Regulations
  • 8 August 2003, vol. 78, 32 (pp277-284)
    Fourth meeting of the Steering Committee on Immunization Safety: Conclusions and recommendations
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 11–12 June 2003
    Update on actions taken following the isolation of MEF-1 reference poliovirus associated with acute flaccid paralysis cases in India in late 2002 and early 2003
  • 1 August 2003, vol. 78, 31 (pp269-276)
    Cholera, 2002
    WHO cholera information sources on the web
  • 25 July 2003, vol. 78, 30 (pp261-268)
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan, January 2002 to May 2003
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    Redesign of the WER web site
    Ports designated in application of the International Health Regulations
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 July 2003, vol. 78, 29 (pp253-260)
    Outbreaks news
    – Plague, Algeria
    – Cholera, Liberia
    Special action projects for the elimination of leprosy
    Chronology of travel recommendations, areas with local transmission
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 July 2003, vol. 78, 28 (pp241-252)
    Introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine into oral poliovirus vaccine-using countries
    Influenza
    Redesign of the WER web site
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 July 2003, vol. 78, 27 (pp229-240)
    Update of the nomenclature for describing the genetic characteristics of wild-type measles viruses: new genotypes and reference strains
    Implementing integrated disease surveillance and response
  • 27 June 2003, vol. 78, 26 (pp217-228)
    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): over 100 days into the outbreak
    Index, Volume 78, 2003, Nos 1-26:
    Subject index
    Index of countries / areas
    Notifications of diseases subject to Regulations
    Outbreak(s) of Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Congo and Gabon, October 2001–July 2002
    International Health Regulations
  • 20 June 2003, vol. 78, 25 (pp209-216)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, Mozambique
    – Typhoid fever, Haiti
    – Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), update on cases and countries
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Nigeria, January 2002 to March 2003
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 13 June 2003, vol. 78, 24 (pp201-208)
    Outbreak news
    – Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), update
    – Yellow fever, Sudan
    Cholera epidemic in Basra, Iraq: capacity-building, preparedness and control
    Pertussis in Bulgaria, 1952–2001: 50 years of surveillance
    Influenza
  • 6 June 2003, vol. 78, 23(pp197-200)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, South Africa
    – Severe acute respiratory – syndrome (SARS), update
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2002–2003
  • 30 May 2003, vol. 78, 22 (pp189–196)
    SARS outbreak in the Philippines
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication, southern Africa, 2001 – March 2002
  • 23 May 2003, vol. 78, 21(pp181-188)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, Mozambique
    – and Uganda
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
    Progress in reducing global measles deaths
    Lymphatic filariasis – Corrigendum
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 16 May 2003, vol. 78, 20 (pp169-180)
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
    Lymphatic filariasis
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 9 May 2003, vol. 78, 19 (pp157-168)
    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – Singapore, 2003
    Buruli ulcer disease
    International Health Regulations
  • 2 May 2003, vol. 78, 18 (pp145-156)
    SARS:
    – Travel advice for Toronto (Canada) lifted
    – Viet Nam SARS-free
    Dracunculiasis eradication
    Influenza
    International travel and health 2003
    International Health Regulations
  • 25 April 2003, vol. 78, 17 (pp137-144)
    WHO extends its SARS-related travel advice to Beijing and Shanxi Province (China) and to Toronto (Canada), 23 April 2003
    Progress towards global eradication of poliomyelitis, 2002
    International Health Regulations
  • 18 April 2003, vol. 78, 16 (pp129-136)
    SARS in China: status of scientific and clinical knowledge, 14 April 2003
    Human plague in 2000 and 2001
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 11 April 2003, vol. 78, 15 (pp121-128)
    WHO Multicentre Collaborative Networks for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndome (SARS) diagnosis
    WHO annual report on global TB control – summary
    International Health Regulations
  • 4 April 2003, vol. 78, 14 (pp97-120)
    WHO recommended measures for persons undertaking international travel from areas affected by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndome (SARS)
    Global surveillance for Severe
    Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
    SARS – Case reporting form
    Pneumococcal vaccines
    International Health Regulations
    Influenza
  • 28 March 2003, vol. 78, 13 (pp89-96)
    Outbreak news
    – Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Egypt, 2002
    Influenza outbreak, district of Bosobolo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, November-December 2002
  • 21 March 2003, vol. 78, 12 (pp81-88)
    Outbreak news - Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2002-2003
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 14 March 2003, vol. 78, 11 (pp73-80)
    Outbreak news
    – Acute respiratory syndrome, China, Hong Kong SAR of China and Viet Nam
    The right of water
    Addendum to the recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2003–2004 influenza season
    Influenza fact sheet
  • 7 March 2003, vol. 78, 10 (pp65-72)
    Outbreak news
    – Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Congo – update
    – Influenza A(H5N1), Hong Kong SAR of China – update
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in India, 2002
    Influenza
    WHO websites on infectious diseases – update
    International Health Regulations
  • 28 February 2003, vol. 78, 9 (pp57-64)
    Outbreak news
    – Acute respiratory syndrome, China
    – Ebola haemorrhagic fever syndrome, Congo
    – Influenza A(H5N1), Hong Kong SAR of China
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2003–2004 influenza season
    WHO/UNAIDS HIV vaccine initiative calls for accelerated research to build on trial accomplishments
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 21 February 2003, vol. 78, 8 (pp49-56)
    Outbreak news
    – Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Congo – update
    – Influenza A(H5N1), Hong Kong SAR of China
    Accelerated control of rubella and prevention of congenital rubella syndrome, WHO Region of the Americas
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases
  • 14 February 2003, vol. 78, 7 (pp41-48)
    Outbreak news
    – Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome, Congo
    – Acute respiratory syndrome, China
    Global status of immunization safety: a report based on the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 7 February 2003, vol. 78, 6 (pp33-40)
    Outbreak news – Meningococcal disease, Burkina Faso
    Journalism Fellowship Programme, 2003
    Eight questions consumers should ask on the threat of mad cow disease
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 31 January 2003, vol. 78, 5 (pp25-32)
    Evaluation of neonatal tetanus elimination in Rajastan, India
  • 24 January 2003, vol. 78, 4 (pp17-24)
    Outbreak news
    – Pertussis, Afghanistan
    – Yellow fever, Brazil
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 16–17 December 2002
    Accelerated measles control, Cambodia, 1999–2002
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 17 Januay 2003, vol. 78, 3 (pp9-16)
    Leprosy elimination campaigns: impact on case detection
    Influenza
    International Health Regulations
  • 10 january 2003, vol. 78, 1/2 (pp1-8)
    Outbreak news
    - Acute respiratory syndrome respiratoire aigu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    - Cholera, Côte d’Ivoire
    - Pertussis, Afghanistan
    Rotavirus vaccines antirotavirus, an update
    Dracunculiasis eradication, Africa
    International Health regulations
    WHO websites on infectious diseases


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