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Ebola virus disease: new cases reported in DR Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity. Katwa and Butembo remain the major health zones of concern, while simultaneously, small...

Ebola virus: A high number of cases still reported in DRC

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most...
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Russia to Help DRC fight Ebola

Russia plans to provide medical assistance to deal with and eradicate the fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic...
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DRC Ebola Outbreak: Ethiopia on high alert

The Ethiopian government said Saturday that it is on high alert to counter the Ebola virus disease following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic...
Thomas Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries.

Ghana issues alert on Ebola

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday issued an alert on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), calling on regional directors to enhance their preparedness. The...
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March 21 major Nigerian media outlets

-- Borno State lost 20,000 citizens and suffered property damage worth 5.9 billion U.S. dollars in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents in the...
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Ghana democratic credentials will be protected – Mahama

He said Ghana had in its repertoire seven successful elections and this year's polls would not be different in terms of good security, adequate...
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Ghana government urges alertness as Ebola threat lingers

Addressing the media in Accra, Segbefia said since the EVD had proven to be stubborn, resurfacing in countries where it had been declared vanquished,...
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Africa’s international tourism growth slowed down by Ebola

by Justice Lee Adoboe Tourism became one of the sectors where growth suffered in 2014 as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola...
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Rebuilding African societies: Solution to healthcare crisis

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire A recent trial of a vaccine to prevent the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has taken place in the West...
Over 10,000 lives have been lost to the Ebola viral disease

Ghana border officials undergo Ebola prevention training

International Organisation for migration (IOM) yesterday launched a series of trainings to build the capacity of border officials to conduct Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)-related...

Ebola virus remains the only undefeated killer in West Africa

Several cases have been reported amid growing insecurity By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Even though the three states where the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) struck...
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Ghana begins a safety public campaign on Ebola Vaccine Trial

Ghana rolled out a public awareness campaign on Thursday to assure people that a proposed clinical trial of the Ebola vaccine in some parts...
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Regional bloc expects Sierra Leone, Guinea free of Ebola

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is keen on seeing Sierra Leone and Guinea free of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Ghanaian...
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ECOWAS ministers dialogue on EPAs, common external tariff in Accra

The 74th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers for sub-regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), opened here on Friday...
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Sub-Sahara Africa?s economies to see lower growth in 2015 – IMF

The economies of Sub-Sahara African (SSA) African countries will perform quite lower in 2015 than they did in previous years, the International Monetary Fund...
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Ghanaian volunteers working in worst hit Ebola countries to be honoured

Ghana's government would bestow national honors on 45 health workers who had volunteered to work in the three West African countries, Guinea, Liberia and...

AU, PTA Bank sign MoU for financial support to battle Ebola

The African Union (AU) and the Eastern and Southern African Trade and development Bank (PTA BANK) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU),...
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Over 200 Ghanaian health personnel trained on Ebola in the C/R

A day?s training workshop on the early detection and prevention of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been held for more than 200 frontline...

South Africa to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

The South African government is sending a team comprising one medical doctor and 10 healthcare workers to Sierra Leone to help the country in...

Ebola victims hit 8,000 ? WHO

The death toll from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has reached 7,905, out of a total 20,206 confirmed, probable and...

Equip traditional authorities to promote development

The Western Regional House of Chiefs, at its annual general meeting in Sekondi, has called on the government to re-empower chiefs to perform pertinent...
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Collaborate to fight ebola in Africa

Reverend Edmund Nikoi, Director of Protocol and Media Relations, Magnet Advertising and Marketing Consultancy Limited, said the solution to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...
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No health worker must die of Ebola – sub-regional conference

A sub-regional conference on Trade Unions and Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness on Thursday opened in Accra to discuss critical issues on the disease...

Two new cases of Ebola in Mali

Mali?s Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional two new cases of the Ebola virus disease. A statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Dr Isabelle Nuttall, WHO Director, Global Capacities, Alert and Response Health Security and Environment; Mr Sammie Eddico, Ghana?s Ambassador to Switzerland; and Mr Francis Ameyibor, GNA Deputy News Editor

Travel ban will not solve ebola – WHO

Dr Isabelle Nuttall, World Health Organization (WHO) Director, Global Capacities, Alert and Response, says stopping the entire world from travelling was not the solution...
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Is this Ebola crisis a warning of things to come?

Before the onset of the Ebola crisis, there were many things about the food habits of Ghanaians that I knew little about. I have...
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Training on Ebola and Cholera surveillance ends

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has held an Ebola and Cholera surveillance and contact tracing training for health workers from all the Regions. The three-day...
Health workers have been checking people coming into Mali from Guinea??

West Africa Struggle With Ebola Virus Continues

United States Forced to Acknowledge Role of Cuba in Ebola Response By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire   Cuban healthcare workers have played a leading role on...
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Ghana Ebola Intervention 2014

A capacity development workshop aimed at empowering trainers with preventive measures and interventions against an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the...