September 16

  • Liberia: To Tackle Ebola - 10,000 Local Health Workers Needed - WHO

    New Dawn

    The UN health agency, World Health Organization or WHO says, it would need at least 500-600 experts with 10,000 local health workers to combat the deadly Ebola virus which has... Read more »

  • Liberia: PUL Leadership Meets Ellen

    New Dawn

    The leadership of the Press Union of Liberia or PUL led by president Abdullai Kamara has paid a courtesy call on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, assuring the Liberian Leader that... Read more »

  • Liberia: LPRC Boosts Rep. Saah Joseph's Efforts

    New Dawn

    As part of buttressing efforts of individuals and organizations in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease, the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC) has made three separate... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Don't Take Ebola Safety for Granted', GSA Residents Warned


    A resident of the GSA Road community has cautioned community members and all citizens of Liberia not to take any of the Ebola safety measures for granted. Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: China Intensifies Their Efforts Against Ebola

    Sierra Leone Government

    The Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo on behalf of the Chinese government on 15th September, 2014 provided a mobile laboratory and announced the arrival of 59 medical experts to... Read more »

  • Sierra Leone: CAMServ Sierra Leone Ltd Boosts Ebola Fight

    Sierra Leone Government

    As efforts continue to be made to enhance the fight against the Ebola outbreak, CAMServ Sierra Leone Limited, a consulting and marketing organization, as part of their effort to... Read more »

  • Gambia: LK German Community Sensitized Ahead of Polio Vaccination Campaign

    The Point

    The community of Latrikunda German recently held a sensitization forum ahead of the 2014 polio vaccination campaign, which is set to target children from zero to five years of age... Read more »

  • Liberia: Bong Lawmaker Dedicates Nine-Bedroom Clinic

    New Dawn

    The Representative of Electoral District #2 in Bong County, Prince Karmue Moye has dedicated a nine (9)-bedroom clinic in Nyaita, Yeindawoin Clan. The clinic is the first to be... Read more »

  • Liberia: Local NGO Donates to Communities in Bong

    New Dawn

    Project Concern International or PCI has donated one hundred buckets to the people of Sinyea, Galai and other towns in Bong County as the fight against Ebola continues. Read more »

  • Liberia: UN Personnel, COPTA Donates to ELWA

    New Dawn

    The Citizens Organized for Transparency and Accountability or COPTA has donated several items worth about US$5,000.00 to the administration of the Eternal Love Winning Africa or... Read more »

  • Liberia: Pastor to Close Church for Ebola Fear

    New Dawn

    The impact of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia is affecting all sectors of the society, including the Church or worship centers here. Read more »

  • Liberia: Video Clubs Reopen in Bong, But..

    New Dawn

    Video clubs in Bong County are reopening, following discussions with the authorities of the county and members of the association of video clips. Speaking to journalists following... Read more »

  • Liberia: THINK-INC Identifies With Several


    A Non-Governmental Organization-THINK-INC. last Friday made several donations to the ELWA Police Station, the ELWA Gas Station, ELWA Markets and other several communities with pig... Read more »

  • West Africa: Who Warns Ebola Cases Could Double Every Three Weeks

    Deutsche Welle

    The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could begin to double every three weeks, according the UN's official health agency, with doctors warning that the likelihood of limiting... Read more »

  • Liberia: Novafone Donates to Ebola


    The Management of NOVAFONE over the weekend donated a consignment of assorted items to the John F. Medical Center Administration. Read more »

  • Liberia: Fula Community Gives Three Pick-ups, Rice, Others


    The President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has praised the Fula Community in Liberia for its contribution towards the national fight against Ebola in the country noting that Ebola will... Read more »

  • West Africa: Kenya Tells AU Flights Ban to Ebola Nations Stays

    Capital FM

    Principal Secretary for Health Khalifa Kasachoon on Tuesday said Kenya would not accede to the African Union request that it lifts its temporary suspension of flights to and from... Read more »

  • South Africa: Celebrate Global Female Condom Day


    As we celebrate the second Global Female Condom Day on 16 September 2014, I join the celebrations with a wide smile and confidence, writes Nokhwezi Hoboyi. Read more »

  • Cameroon: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Targets Young Girls

    Cameroon Tribune

    The National Cancer Control Programme will launch a demonstration project in Edea and Foumban at the end of October 2014. Read more »

  • South Africa: Stark Differences in Cancer Screening for Young, Old Women


    While the Department of Health gears up for the next phase of its vaccine campaign to prevent cervical cancer in young girls, older South African women are left with an ineffective... Read more »

  • South Africa: Protestors March for Better School Loos


    Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi recently met with protestors who recently took to the streets to protest poor sanitation in an estimated 600 schools. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Isolation Wards in Lagos, Port Harcourt Now Empty


    Little or no activity has been recorded in the Ebola isolation wards in Lagos and Port Harcourt over the last seven days following the discharge of the last patient from the Lagos... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Baby Factories in Nigeria [opinion]


    A GRID iron is an intentional malapropism. In medicine, one gridiron is the type of incision used in appendectomy, the removal of an inflamed appendix, a vestige of the gut with... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Yobe Extends Students' Monthly Salary Scheme

    CAJ News

    THE Borno State Government has placed another set of 49 medical students on monthly salary. Read more »

  • South Africa: Urgent Audit On the Shortage of Staff in Hospitals [press release]


    The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal calls on the MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, to urgently investigate and conduct an audit on staff shortages in provincial hospitals, following... Read more »

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