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Monkeypox

We have everything under control – GHS assures public over Monkeypox, Marburg virus outbreak

The Ghana Health Service, GHS, says the country's current Public Health system is strained with several public health emergencies. These include Covid-19, Monkeypox, Marburg, Measles, Yellow Fever among others. For the Monkey pox disease, 50 percent of cases, according to...

No Monkeypox detected in Western Region – Health Authorities

By Yvonne Atilego The Western Regional Health Directorate has dismissed reports of a case of Monkeypox in the Region. There were reports that the disease has been recorded in the Ahanta West District. A statement signed by the Regional Health Director,...

Monkeypox virus detected in three more countries

SOURCE: BBC The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first Gulf state to record a case of monkeypox. The Czech Republic and Slovenia also reported their first cases yesterday, joining 18 other countries to detect the virus outside Africa. In the...

Monkeypox Update: Israel and Switzerland confirm cases

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Israel and Switzerland are the latest countries to confirm cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of nations reporting outbreaks to 14. Both countries said they identified one infected person who had recently travelled, but Israel said it...

Scale-up surveillance on Monkeypox following outbreak – Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert at the ‘Tony Blair Institute for Global Change,’ Dr Banda Khalifa, says Monkeypox is not as serious as Covid-19, but, Ghanaian Health Authorities must scale up surveillance mechanisms against the disease. Monkeypox is a rare disease caused...

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We pray Christian Atsu is found safe and sound- President Akufo-Addo

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Gold for Oil: Government needs to be transparent – Kwame Jantuah

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong During this year’s edition of the New Year School launch, the Vice-President of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Mahmud Bawumia, stated that, in...

Child labour controversy in cocoa production clarified

By Nicholas Osei-Wusu For the avoidance of doubt, cocoa farmers could engage their children in cocoa production activities without breaching any law on child labour. What...