6697 cases of chickenpox infection were registered in Mogilev region. It stands for 10% increase comparing with the respective period of the previous year, when there were 6106 chickenpox-infected, specialists of Mogilev regional centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health informed.
Over last 10 year Mogilev region fixed 3.3-times’ decrease in hepatitis B virus rate: from 6.2 to 1.9 cases for 100, 000 people. The information is provided by the Regional Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health Centre.
Mogilev region shows increase in chickenpox cases over 6 months 2012. The information is provided by the Regional Centre for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health.
Mogilev hosted a press-conference held within the frameworks of the European Immunization Week. Some people are at mistaken belief that immunization is more dangerous than disease, more people refuse to get immunized. Thus, the risk of spreading dangerous diseases has increased.
March, 24 Mogilev holds the National TB campaign “Belaya Romashka” (White Camomile). The event is dedicated to the International Tuberculosis Day. The participants of the action will enter the streets with a camomile flower. A chamomile is a symbol of clean breathing. Mogilev City will hold an informative campaign “I can stop tuberculosis”.
9 cases of hydrophobia were registered in January of 2012 in Belunichi, Bykhov, Klimovichi, Krichev, Mstislavl, Mogilev districts of Mogilev region. It makes up 48% decrease comparing with the respective period of 2011, when 17 cases of hydrophobia were registered in 11 districts of the region.
More than 730 HIV-infected have been registered in Mogilev region, - a correspondent of the site was told by head of HIV/AIDS prophylaxis department of the regional center of hygiene, epidemiology and health protection Elena Denisova.
Most young people of Mogilev region have negative opinion on drugs consumption. The information is provided by Alexander Fastovets, the chief doctor of the Regional Narcological Clinic, at the press-conference concerning HIV, tuberculosis, sexual infections, alcoholism and drugs abuse.
According to the regional epidemiologists, a wild winter has reduced the number of patients with respiratory infection by 20% (comparing with last year). At present only 1% of the region’s population are ill with respiratory infections. The region has not registered flu cases yet.
December 2011 Mogilev holds the National Conference with international participation on the problems of heart surgery. The name of the conference is “Urgent Problems of Cardio and X-Ray Endovascular Surgery”.
Mogilev region network of pharmacies have been fully supplied with anti-flu medicines, specialists of Mogilev trade and industrial republican unitary enterprise “Pharmacy” assure.
November, 1-14 Mogilev holds the national preventive action “Early detection and prevention of diabetes”. The information is provided by Alla Bulai, the deputy chief medical officer of the Regional Gastroenterology Centre. Patients can apply to local clinics and learn if there are any risk factors for diabetes. Professional endocrinologists consult the population as well.
Effectiveness of antiflu measures depends much on mass vaccination promoting people’s immunity. According to the head of epidemiology department of Mogilev regional centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health Natalia Morozova, more than 179,600 people (16.5% of the region’s population) had been vaccinated by October 11.
About 40% of mites brought for examining in Mogilev region during spring – summer period are borreliosis carriers. Epidemiologists say that this year mites bite people more often than in 2010.
During the year the number of these insects’ victims has increased 1.5-fold. In spring – summer period about 2,000 mites have been brought for examining.
May, 18 Bobruisk holds “Asthma-Day”. The centre of the action is the Town Hospital №1. The information is provided by the Public Healthcare Department of the regional executive committee. The purpose of the event is to introduce citizens with the information about modern methods to cure asthma, to stress importance of early detection of the disease.
May, 19-20 Mogilev region holds the educational program “It’s time to take care of your health: save your heart, vessels and yourself”. The information is provided by the Public Health Department of Mogilev Regional Executive Committee.
Blood circulatory system diseases are main causes of deaths and disabilities.