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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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Sissala East: Committee inaugurated to protect Gbele Resource Reserve

By Emmanuel Mensah-Abludo A Protected Area Management Advisory Unit (PAMAU) for the Gbele Resource Reserve has been inaugurated at Tumu...

President Akufo-Addo denies backing any candidate in Nigerian presidential elections

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as "fake", some media reports suggesting he was interfering in the upcoming Nigerian presidential elections and...

President Akufo-Addo inspects GH¢9.2 million yam/cassava processing factory in Bimbilla

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd, a yam and cassava processing...

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back...

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment...