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Nii Adjabeng Ankra II

Let’s work harder to halt the spread of plastic pollutants – Nii Ankrah II

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Nii Adjabeng Ankra II, the chief of Ga Dade Ban-Naa, Otublohum- Ga Traditional Area, has called on members of his community to join forces...
Nigerian police

Nigerian police warns against spread of fake information

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Nigeria's secret police on Monday decried the increasing use of fake and unsubstantiated information on social media platforms to deceive and incite the public. ...
Swine Fever

Swine fever continues to spread in S. Africa

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The number of provinces which suffer from African Swine Fever outbreak has risen to four, said South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...
HIV-and-AIDS

Critics Skeptical Over Trump’s Resolve to End HIV Spread in Ten Years

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U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a bold plan to stop spread of HIV within a decade in the United States despite challenges posed...
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B/A Charts Course to Fighting the Spread of Fake Electrical and electronic appliances

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Stakeholders in the Brong Ahafo Region in collaboration with the Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has adopted strategic roadmap to fight...
Online media

Xi Jinping says online media should spread positive message

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Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed that online media should spread positive information and uphold a correct political direction, as he called for breakthroughs in...
Malaria

Media asked to spread the news on insecticide nets usage

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Mr Sidney Agoyomah Abilba, the Upper East Regional Focal Person for Malaria has called on the media to disseminate information on the need to...
HIV

Over 700 boys circumcised under campaign to curb HIV spread in Namibia

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More than 700 boys aged 10 and above in the Zambezi region have been circumcised under a national voluntary medical male circumcision campaign launched...

Tests Reduces Metastasis By 75 Percent

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The deadly spread of cancer around the body has been cut by three-quarters in animal experiments, say scientists. Tumours can “seed” themselves elsewhere in the...
Tourists walk with masks at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, June 8, 2015. South Korea on Monday identified 23 new contagions with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), increasing the total number to 87 while deaths from the viral disease rose to six as one more death was reported. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (dzl)

Saudi on high alert to fight spread of MERS corona virus

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Saudi Health Ministry has vaccinated more than 2 million individuals with high risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus with seasonal flu...

Students encourage Chinese language study in Ghana

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The Chinese Students Association of Ghana (CHISAG) has played a positive role in promoting Chinese language learning, spreading Chinese culture and facilitating people-to-people exchanges...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Clinton pleads with congress on passing emergency Zika funding

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Clinton appeared at Borinquen Health Care Center in Miami on Tuesday, the site of a specific warning from the Centers for Disease Control that...
Voter exhibition

Town Criesrs Disseminate Information On Voter Registration

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The exercise which started on July 18 is slated to end on August 7. Mr James Gunu, District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area, addressing...

HIV/AIDS is still Africa key enemy – Lordina Mahama

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Today, an estimated number of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand (250,000) Ghanaians, are living with the virus, and its attendant socio-economic implications, she said. ...

Nigerian government hires experts to tackle tomato pest

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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Audu Ogbeh told a news conference that the pest could also attack pepper and Irish potatoes, saying the...
Bishop Adonteng with microphone in hand at 1st service of Georgia Duluth USA branch of DWM on May 8, 2016. Photo courtesy theafricandream.net

Divine Word Ministries Opens A Branch in Duluth Georgia

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng on Sunday May 8, 2016 preached the inaugural sermon of the Duluth branch of the Divine Word Ministries (DWM) church...

Nigeria says committed to global efforts to end AIDS by 2030

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In a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday, the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) said it had stepped up efforts aimed...
Wpid Money Growth

Economic specialist asks Africa to grow financial Presence

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Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) executive director Professor Lemma Senbet told journalists in Nairobi that Africa's high economic growth rates have not resulted in...
malaria

Malaria Constitutes 80% Of All Out-Patient Department Cases

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He said several interventions had been put in place to fight the disease but it still contributed about 80 per cent of all Out-Patient...
Dr Ebenezer Tetteh

A Clinical Psychologist starts the ENTMI Ministry

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Dr Tetteh who is a younger brother to Dr Lawrence Tetteh, an Economist and Founder and President of Worldwide Miracle Outreach is using E.N....

UNEP cautions public over disease spread from animals to human

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UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner said with the poorest people mostly worst-affected by the failure to ensure a clean environment for all, the...

World keeps alert against zika virus spread

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The virus is transmitted to humans primarily by aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Tuesday it is implementing...
Pollyana Rabello (L) kisses her baby Luiz Philipe, who was born with microcephaly, at their house in Marica, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, on Feb. 4, 2016. Luiz Philipe was born on Dec. 28, 2015 with microcephaly and now lives with his family in Marica, Rio de Janeiro state, where 208 cases of microcephaly have been reported. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Thursday it was closely monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus and warning about its potentially adverse effects on the health of women and babies, particularly in Latin America. (Xinhua/Daniel Castelo Branco/Agencia o Dia/AGENCIA ESTADO)(zhf) ***BRAZIL OUT***

FAO stepping up efforts to curb Zika spread

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"FAO, with its resources and expertise, is ready to do its part in addressing this emergency which continues to evolve," FAO chief Jose Graziano...
Pollyana Rabello (L) kisses her baby Luiz Philipe, who was born with microcephaly, at their house in Marica, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, on Feb. 4, 2016. Luiz Philipe was born on Dec. 28, 2015 with microcephaly and now lives with his family in Marica, Rio de Janeiro state, where 208 cases of microcephaly have been reported. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Thursday it was closely monitoring the outbreak of the Zika virus and warning about its potentially adverse effects on the health of women and babies, particularly in Latin America. (Xinhua/Daniel Castelo Branco/Agencia o Dia/AGENCIA ESTADO)(zhf) ***BRAZIL OUT***

US preaches condom use and abstinence to guard against Zika spread

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The U.S. government on Friday urged men who recently traveled to areas where Zika virus runs rife and their pregnant sex partners to abstain...
Pneumococcal-Meningitis

Ghana intensifies efforts at combating meningitis outbreak

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Briefing parliament on the situation, Segbefia assured the legislators that his outfit was working hard to contain the outbreak which has claimed 85 lives...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Carnival celebrations in Brazil under threat due to Zika Virus Spread

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In the past few weeks, the country's health authorities have increased preventive measures and awareness campaigns in the hope of reducing the disease's...
Ebola

British think tank calls for a new approach in dealing with Zika

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Unlike Ebola, Zika does not spread from person to person, has a low mortality, and does not kill healthcare workers, therefore it warrants a...

WHO Boss worried about zika virus spread

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Margaret Chan, WHO director-general, made the statement while briefing WHO's board members in Geneva on the Zika situation, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said...
Chairman of NMC Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng

NMC asks Media to grant political parties equal chances

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It said the guidelines of election reporting and ethics of journalism required all media houses to provide political parties fair access to the media...

No end in sight to Tanzania’s cholera outbreak

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Rufaro Chatora, WHO representative for Tanzania, said efforts by public health authorities in the east African country to halt the spread of the bacterial...