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Possibility of novel coronavirus transmission through agricultural products is low

The possibility of the novel coronavirus transmission by contaminating agricultural products, such as vegetables, meats and fruits, via droplets and contact transmission is low,...
Grid Line

GRIDCo Transmission Tower Hack is Unfortunate

Mr Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy expressed sadness at activities of some persons to deliberately plunge the capital city into darkness by hacking down...
Guinea Worm

South Sudan Takes Commanding Lead in Guinea Worm Disease Transmission

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has succeeded in interrupting transmission of Guinea worm disease, the country’s minister of health announced Wednesday at The...

Zonta Club walk to raise funds

The Zonta Club of Accra, a member of Zonta International, a global organisation of executives and professionals, has organised a health walk and fundraising...

Ghana Agrees To Supply Burkina Faso With Power

Ghana will increase its power supply to Burkina Faso by 100 megawatts (MW) by the end of the year to help boost the energy...
Wpid Polio Nigeria

Somalia marks 3 years polio-free amid WHO caution

An event attended by the President of Somalia, parliamentarians, delegates from the Somali Ministry of Health, World Health Organization and UNICEF, was held in...

Deforestation helping animal-human disease transmission

Deforestation is creating "disease reservoirs" in west and central Africa that resulted in the deadly Eboloa outbreak and could cause other possible epidemics, a...

Plans reduce HIV/AIDS mother-to-child infection revealed

The three-year comprehensive blueprint seeks to cut down HIV infection to babies to at least five per cent by the end of breastfeeding period...

EC Electronic Results: NPP Must Act Smart

I personally don't know who actually advises NPP on technical issues, like the idea proposed by the EC to transmit this year's constituency and...
Aedes mosquito is the vector responsible for a the Zika virus.

UK put in-place measures to curtail transmission of Zika virus

As Zika virus continues to spread in the Americas, the government and research organizations in Britain have all taken actions to tackle the potential...

WHO pronounces end of Ebola in West Africa

The WHO announcement came 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus) after the last confirmed patient in Liberia tested negative for the...

Power Crisis in Ghana and its Solutions

The segregation was aimed at improving efficiencies and giving them more focus in the respective sub-sectors with a view of delivering regular and affordable...
Picture from right to left, Mr Bernard Owusu, BOST Unionized Chairman, Mr Kwame Awuah-Darko BOST MD, Mr Francis Salas, Representative of TUC, some union Executives and Mr Kakra Essamuah, BOST Borad Chairman at the signing ceremony

BOST resolves stand off regarding service condition

Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has signed a condition of service agreement with local union of the Ghana Trades...
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)

WHO Has Stated That There Is No Human To Human MERS Transmission?

Christian Lindmeier, the spokesperson of the World Health Organization (WHO) reaffirmed Tuesday that sustained human-to-human transmission and community transmission of Middle East respiratory syndrome...

Every year HIV transmission to babies drops to 8,000

A medical worker extracts blood for an HIV test. Dr Christine Ondoa, the director general of AIDS Commission said the results highlight marked progress...

Ghana?s 1st Lady happy with mother to child HIV transmission rate

Mother to child HIV transmission has reduced by 76% in Ghana between 2009 and 2012, the First Lady Lordina Mahama has disclosed. She said Ghana...
Mrs Lordina Mahama

Resources needed to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV prevention-First Lady

The First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Mahama on Saturday advocated sufficient and sustainable resources towards the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and improve the...

Ebola outbreak in Senegal over

World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end the transmission...
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WHO declares Nigeria free of Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission. A statement issued by the WHO and copied...

WHO lauds Senegal effort in stemming Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end...
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European Commission looking into first incidence of Ebola transmission

A nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating a patient in Madrid is slated to receive a transfusion of a survivor's blood, hospital authorities said...

Nigeria Pumps Over $2bn Into Power Transmission

Teddy Oscar, Abuja The nation?s power has received a financial boost of more than $2 billion to enhance its electricity transmission. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday at a...

Akute Transmission Station Back To TCN

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) on Sunday handed over the newly built largest power transmission plant in Nigeria to the Transmission Company...

HIV From Mother-to-child reduced

Ghana?s mother-to-child HIV transmission rate dropped significantly from 31 per cent in 2009 to nine percent last year. The country also saw a leap in...

Toshiba Launches High Speed Transmission Lines

Toshiba Corporation?(TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has launched ?DF4D7M2G?, a small-sized electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode that supports two lines of high speed data...

Coca-Cola Helping End Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Your favorite dance move could help save lives. Coca-Cola and (RED) have enlisted the help of Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike Chang, ?Glee?) and the...

Nebo Commissions Karu Transmission Station, Urges Electricity Installations Protection

Teddy Oscar, Abuja The minister of power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, on Monday commissioned a new 2X60MVA, 132/33 kV transmission substation at Karu District in Abuja,...

Transmission of infectious diseases to be reduced by government

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Monday said the Government would reduce further the transmission of infectious diseases, and mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS,...

Teachers Entreated To Be Innovative In Knowledge Transmission

Teachers have been called upon to look at best examples, models and methodologies that had worked and helped in improving education delivery and replicate...

Health Alert: Transmission of Leprosy Among children in Bauchi Rising

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Sani Malami, has expressed concern over the transmission of leprosy  among children in the state. Malami said...