ECOWAS is deploying a three-pronged strategy of prevention, containment and eventual elimination in its response to the Ebola outbreak in the region that has killed some 5,444 people in three Member States of the Community, President of the (...)
Accra, 24 November,2014: An impressive ceremony to officially mark the beginning of a 5-day training for 150 medical personnel prior to being deployed to Ebola most affected countries in West Africa took place today at the Kofi Annan (...)
Health workers from six ECOWAS Member States are to undergo training in Accra ahead of their deployment in the three countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak in the region. . The health workers from Benin, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, (...)
The Chief Executive for West Africa’s specialised institution responsible for health in the region has advocated for an annual allocation of an additional 2.5 million dollars to the institution strengthen its capacity to fight epidemics.
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Mali is on high alert after authorities in Bamako confirmed the fifth case of Ebola in the country. Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita visited a treatment center Monday where the humanitarian medical group Doctors Without Borders is (...)
Ghana’s Minister of Health Dr. Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah has lauded progress in regional and international responses to the fight against Ebola with Nigeria and Senegal recently declared free of the disease, but cautioned against letting down the (...)