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Table 2 T. b. rhodesiense 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
Botswana - - - - - - - - - - -
Burundi - - - - - - - - - - -
Ethiopia - - - - - - - - - - -
Kenya1 15 10 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 38
Malawi2 35 38 43 70 48 41 58 50 49 39 471
Mozambique - - 1 - 1 - - - - - 2
Namibia - - - - - - - - - - -
Rwanda3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swaziland - - - - - - - - - - -
Uganda4 300 426 329 338 335 473 261 119 138 129 2,848
United Republic of Tanzania5 350 277 228 113 159 186 127 126 59 14 1,639
Zambia6 9 4 5 15 9 7 6 10 13 4 82
Zimbabwe7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 6
Total 709 755 617 536 552 710 453 305 259 190 5,086
  1. "-", no data reported
  2. "0", no cases reported despite passive surveillance is in place
  3. 1 Data for Kenya include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2000 to 2002 [27, 28]. Revised figures include "transboundary" cases diagnosed in Uganda.
  4. 2 The previously published figure for Malawi in 2004 [27, 28] has been revised. The revised figure includes a case "exported" from Malawi to United Kingdom.
  5. 3 Data for Rwanda include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2001 and 2004 [27, 28], which had been affected by an error in the yearly reports to WHO (Data verified through a joint assessment by the Rwandan Ministry of Health and WHO).
  6. 4 Data for the Uganda include revisions of previously published figures for the year 2000 and the years from 2002 to 2006 [27, 28]. Revisions arose from a re-assessment of the epidemiological data, including ward and laboratory books. "Transboundary" cases from Kenya have also been considered.
  7. 5 Data for the United Republic of Tanzania include revisions of previously published figures for the years from 2000 to 2006 [27, 28]. The revised includes all cases "exported" from the United Republic of Tanzania to other countries.
  8. 6 Data for Zambia include revisions of previously published figures for the years 2001 and 2006 [27, 28], which had been affected by an error in the yearly reports to WHO (Data verified through a joint assessment by the Zambian Ministry of Health and WHO). "Exported" cases have also been included.
  9. 7 The previously published figure for Zimbabwe in 2005 [27, 28] has been revised following a re-assessment of epidemiological reports.