Disease Outbreaks Detected And Responded

Year Number of Outbreaks Type of Outbreaks
2006 4 3 Acute Gastroentiritis, Scrub Typhus,
2007 2 2 Diarrhoea,
2008 8 3 Diarrhoea, 3 Acute Gastroentiritis, Meningococcal Meningitis, Cholera
2009 1 Swine Flu

Cholera

Number of Suspected cases Probable (demonstration of
/Positive Hanging Drop)
Number of Confirmed cases
(culture-V Cholerae)
Deaths
S=Suspected
C= Confirmed
Total
644 3 12 12 (S) 659

Meningococcal Menigitis Or Coccaemia

Year Cases Deaths out of the Cases detected
2008 935 130
2009 1224 135
2010 (till 25.03.2010) 21 7
Total 2180 272

Chemoprophylaxis

2008 66,433
2009 2,36,060
2010 219
Total 3,02,712

Vaccination

District Target Beneficiaries Coverage (%)
East Khasi Hills 6,58,411 4,56,024 69.26
Jaintia Hills 3,17,859 2,68,190 84.37(up to 25/03/10, vaccination still going on)
West Khasi Hills 1,91,044 1,31,289 68.72  (up to 25/03/10, vaccination still going on)
Ri-Bhoi 57,230 38,741 67.69(up to 25/03/10, vaccination still going on)
Grand Total 12,24,544 8,94,244 73.03

H1N1 Influenza

(Updated upto 25.03.10)
Present situation:

  • Total Number of persons Screened - 6747
  • Samples sent for testing - 62
    • Tested Positive - 13
    • Tested Negative - 49
    • Report awaited - 0
  • Patients still in Civil - 0
  • Number persons (close contacts) Given preventive treatment - 386