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Russia allocates 779.4 million roubles to combat Ebola

As part of its contribution to the international efforts to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, the Russian Federation has allocated a total of 779.4 million roubles

Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, Minister of Health, has urged the Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners Associations (GHAFRAM) to access quality, affordable and effective traditional medicines to ensure healthy population in the country

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday gave the assurance that it has in collaboration with key stakeholders, put in place all necessary measures to combat the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) if it is confirmed

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Physicians to Government-Don’t host AFCON 2015

The Public Health Physicians Association of Ghana has urged government to decline hosting the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015 tournament in line with its Ebola preventive stance of the discouragement of mass gatherings

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The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has appealed to President John Mahama not to allow the country to host the African Cup of Nations tournament from January to February 2015due to the outbreak of the Ebola disease

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The Mental Health Authority (MHA), had been urged to train local pastors, otherwise known as faith healers and herbalists, on mental health care delivery, to enlighten them on how to treat mental patients in their care

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Mr Sammie Eddico, Ghana’s Ambassador to Switzerland has urged the global community to redouble its efforts at combating the Ebola virus disease, which is gradually threatening basic human rights

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Madam Hannah Mantey, head of the Kofi Kwei Community Health Programme System (CHPS) Compound in Ga South Municipality, has urged residents of the area to pay serious attention to their health and that of their children

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsuta-Kwamang-Beposo, Mr. Kwame Asafu-Adjei, has procured GH¢50,000 worth of hospital equipment for distribution to health facilities in his constituency

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Dr Mrs Naa Asheley Dordor, Chief Executive Officer of the Nova Chiropractic Health Centre at Adenta, has said it was important to have spine checks to avoid frequent ailments

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Teenage girls have been cautioned to avoid pre-marital sex to protect themselves from teenage pregnancies, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

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Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission – WHO

The World Organization (WHO) has officially declared that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission

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A medical doctor has called for radical shift from traditional and cultural practices relating to funerals and religious services, which could fuel the spread of the deadly Ebola fever

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Communities (GC), has initiated a nationwide health screening programme as part of the comprehensive strategy to stop the spread of cholera

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Four farmers in the Sissala East District died of snakebites out of nine cases recorded at the Tumu District Hospital from January to October

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A report by the Institut d’Analyse et de Communication des Ensemble Sociax (INACESS) based in Benin shows that 91.01% of truck drivers, their apprentices and sex workers plying their trade at five ports in West Africa are familiar with at least two means of HIV prevention

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