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Table 1 T. b. gambiense Sleeping Sickness: new cases reported between 2000 and 2009

From: The Atlas of human African trypanosomiasis: a contribution to global mapping of neglected tropical diseases

Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Total
Angola 4,546 4,577 3,621 3,115 2,280 1,727 1,105 648 517 247 22,383
Benin1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burkina Faso2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cameroon3 27 14 32 33 17 3 15 7 13 24 185
Central African Republic4 988 718 572 539 738 666 460 654 1,194 1,054 7,583
Chad 153 138 715 222 483 190 276 97 196 510 2,980
Congo5 111 894 1,005 717 873 398 300 189 182 87 4,756
Côte d'Ivoire6 188 92 97 68 74 42 29 13 14 8 625
Democratic Republic of the Congo 16,975 17,322 13,853 11,481 10,369 10,269 8,023 8,162 7,326 7,183 110,963
Equatorial Guinea 16 17 32 23 22 17 13 15 11 7 173
Gabon7 45 30 26 26 49 53 31 30 24 14 328
Gambia - - - - - - - - - - 0
Ghana 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Guinea8 52 72 132 130 95 94 48 69 90 79 861
Guinea-Bissau - - - - - - - - - - 0
Liberia - - - - - - - - - - 0
Mali9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger - - - - - - - - - - 0
Nigeria 14 14 26 31 10 21 3 0 0 0 119
Senegal - - - - - - - - - - 0
Sierra Leone - - - - - - - - - - 0
Sudan10 1,801 1,919 3,121 3,061 1,742 1,853 789 469 623 376 15,754
Togo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uganda11 948 310 604 517 378 311 290 120 198 99 3,775
Total reported 25,865 26,117 23,836 19,963 17,130 15,644 11,382 10,473 10,388 9,688 170,486
  1. "-", no data reported
  2. "0", no cases reported despite active and passive surveillance is in place
  3. For countries in italics (Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo) data processing is still in progress.
  4. 1 Data for Benin include revisions of previously published figures [27, 28], Suspected cases reported between 2000 and 2003 were not confirmed by verification and follow-up missions [29].
  5. 2 Data for Burkina Faso include revisions of previously published figures [27, 28]. Cases reported from Burkina Faso between 2000 and 2004 have been labelled as "transboundary" and subsequently attributed to Côte d'Ivoire, the country of infection [29].
  6. 3 Previously published number of cases from Cameroon in 2001 [27, 28] has been revised to include one case "exported" to Germany.
  7. 4 Data for Central African Republic include revisions of previously published figures for the years from 2001 to 2003 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from a re-assessment of the epidemiological data, including ward and laboratory books, reports of active case-finding surveys and "exported" cases.
  8. 5 Data for Congo include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2003 and 2004 [27, 28]. Revised figures include cases diagnosed by NGOs.
  9. 6 Data for Côte d'Ivoire include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2000 to 2005 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from a re-assessment of the epidemiological data, including ward and laboratory books, reports of active case-finding surveys and "transboundary" cases diagnosed in Burkina Faso.
  10. 7 Previously published number of cases from Gabon in 2002 and 2004 [27, 28] have been revised to include cases "exported" to France and Italy.
  11. 8 Data for Guinea include revisions of previously published figures for the years from 2002 to 2004 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from a re-assessment of the epidemiological data, including ward and laboratory books, reports of active case-finding surveys and "exported" cases.
  12. 9 Data for Mali include revisions of previously published figures [27, 28]. Suspected cases reported between 2000 and 2002 were not confirmed by verification and follow-up missions [29].
  13. 10 Data for Sudan include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2000 to 2006 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from the re-assessment of transboundary cases and the inclusion of exported cases.
  14. 11 Data for Uganda include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2000 to 2006 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from the re-assessment of transboundary cases and the inclusion of exported cases.