Early Warning, Alert and Response System (EWARS)

Early Warning, Alert and Response System (EWARS)


Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin (MMWB)

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 9 - 24 December 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 8 - 02 December 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ M. Zahidur Rahim

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 7 - 26 November 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ C. Bercaru

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 6 - 19 November 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 5 - 12 November 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 4 - 05 November 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ C. Bercaru

Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 3 - 28 October 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

The Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin (MMWB) analyses data collected through the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS) established by WHO and MOHFW, with reporting units managed by various partners. Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletins during humanitarian health response is part of WHO’s mandate to guide health sector partners and Government to make evidence based decisions to respond to acute health events and plan necessary preventive actions in time.


Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 2 - 22 October 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ El Sakka

The latest Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin (MMWB) for the period 16 – 22 October shows that acute respiratory infections are the most common type of disease among the vulnerable population in Cox’s Bazar, with significant burden of diarrhoeal and skin diseases, and fever.

Drinking water testing results indicated that only 35 percent of the samples collected and tested from various settlements met Bangladesh and WHO standards during the reporting period.


Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin - Volume 1 - 15 October 2017

WHO Bangladesh/ S Mahfuzul Huq

World Health Organization (WHO) issued the first Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin from Cox’s Bazar, analysing data collected via the Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS) established by WHO and MOHFW, with reporting units managed by various partners.

The first MMWB shows that Acute respiratory infections are the most common type of disease among these vulnerable population, with significant burden of diarrhoeal and skin diseases. The bulletin also presents drinking water testing results which points out that only 23 percent of the samples collected and tested from various settlements were found to meet Bangladesh and WHO standards during the reporting period.

Publishing Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Bulletin during humanitarian health response is part of WHO’s mandate in support of Government and partners to make evidence based decisions to respond to acute health events and plan necessary preventive actions in time.

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