Friday, December 14, 2018

ADB Set Up Ebola Fund To Curb Future Outbreaks

Top African business leaders in conjunction with the African Development Bank (ADB) have established an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola...

Stop Wasting Money On Vitamin And Mineral Supplements – Enough Is Enough

PAGA, Ghana — Every time I step into the doctor’s office in Tamale, I am presented with what continues to look more and more...

Cuba In West Africa To Stop Ebola

We, the US don’t not have health care. We have insurance care. For more than half a century, beginning with Ruby Phillips's dispatches from Havana,...

Why Ghanaian Doctors Are on Strike – Expatiated

By: Dr Frank Owusu-Sekyere, Chairman, Greater Accra Division of Ghana Medical Association: This basically means that after 2012, doctors salaries actually reduced in 2013 - and in the process, the National Labour Commision ruling trampled upon by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission.

America’s Ebola Treatment Racial Bias A Human Rights Issue

American healthcare workers Nancy Writebol, Kent Brantly, Craig Spencer, and Rick Sacra, as well as NBC cameraman Ashoka Mupko, were all beneficiaries of the...

U.S. Ebola Patient Refused Care Because He Was Black

DALLAS — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has finally released the medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, who has become the first and still the...

Mosquitoes Ignore Repellent Deet after First Exposure

By Rebecca Morelle Science reporter, BBC World Service: Genetic changes to the same species of mosquito can make them immune to Deet, although it was not clear if there were any mosquitoes like this in the wild.

Ebola Begins To Show A Slowing Pace In Liberia

The World Health Organization (WHO) says there has been a decline in the spread of Ebola in Liberia, the country hardest hit in the...

Ebola Vaccine Trials Announced By WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced from Geneva that it is ready to begin implementing the phase I of testing new Ebola medical therapies...

Ebola-hit West African Nations May ‘Face Collapse’

The World Health Organization has warned that Ebola infections could treble to 20,000 by November.