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PRESS STATEMENT DELIVERED BY DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF GHANA HEALTH SERVICE DR. EBENEZER APPIAH DENKYIRA ON THE MENINGITIS SITUATION IN GHANA, 15th FEBRUARY, 2016

  Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press Directors of Ministry of Health/ Ghana Health Service Rep. from WHO Distinguished Health Professionals Good Afternoon We are grateful to have you here today to brief you on the meningitis situation in the…

Zika virus : WHO declares global emergency .

Zika virus is spread by the Aedes  mosquitoe , the same insect that spreads dengue  and Chikungunyga  which are viral haemorrhagic fevers . The virus was first isolated the Zika forest of Uganda.  About one in five persons exposed to…

Update on the outbreak of meningitis in Ghana.

Cases of meningitis were reported in Nsokow in the Tain district and its surrounding environment in the later parts of 2015. Nsokow is a small town in the Tain district, Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The main economic activity is…

Gene discovery could lead to new types of HIV treatments

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