September 01

  • Liberia: NOCAL Donates 200 PPEs to MOH

    New Dawn

    The National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL has presented a consignment of Personal Protective Equipment or PPEs to the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare to help in the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Machakos Renovates 40 Hospitals

    The Star

    THE Machakos government has renovated 40 hospitals in the county, health executive Naomi Mutie has said. She said one community hospital in each of the 40 wards has a maternity... Read more »

  • Liberia: NPA Steps Up Security Against Ebola

    New Dawn

    Authorities at the National Port Authority or NPA have stepped up security and put in place stringent measures to ensure that there is a zero outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus at... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Government's Ebola Response Laudable [editorial]

    The Herald

    Zimbabwe has to take seriously the present outbreak of ebola in some parts of West Africa, the first of around 20 outbreaks that has moved out of control in major urban populations... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyan Kids Take Part in Trial to Trap Malaria Parasite

    The Star

    About 140 Kenyan children took part in a pioneer research that discovered a protein that is essential in making a malaria vaccine. Read more »

  • Uganda: First Lady Opens Maternity Ward


    First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni has urged husbands to attend antenatal visits and support their wives during pregnancy. Read more »

  • Liberia: Ebola Survivors Lack Clothes

    New Dawn

    Health authorities at the Eternal Love Wins Africa or (ELWA) Hospital have disclosed that Ebola survivors leaving the treatment center do not have clothes to wear. Medical Director... Read more »

  • Liberia: CDC Official Wicked Plot Exposed!

    New Dawn

    As the deadly Ebola Virus Disease rampages across West Africa, threatening to upend significant gains made by the international community in bringing stability to war-torn nations... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ebola Kills 41 in Nimba

    New Dawn

    A Nimba County Senator has disclosed that the deadly Ebola has killed 41 persons in the county, while there are about 200 suspected cases. Senator Thomas Grupee said, Nimba County... Read more »

  • Liberia: CDC Constitutes Ebola Task Force

    New Dawn

    The Congress for Democratic Change or CDC, last weekend constituted a 26-man special Taskforce steering committee to collaborate with the government to assist the fight against the... Read more »

  • Liberia: Episcopal Church Donates Preventive Materials to C. H. Rennie Hospital


    In an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the county, the Episcopal Church of Liberia in conjunction with the Episcopal Relief Development Organization in New... Read more »

  • Ghana: Melcom Care Foundation/ Lifebuoy Soap Launch Hand Washing Demonstration Campaign [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Melcom Care Foundation, the Social and Charity Division of the Melcom Group of Companies, in collaboration with Lifebuoy soap, a product of Unilever Ghana Limited, has embarked on... Read more »

  • Gambia: SNA Holds Fourth School Nutrition Conference

    The Point

    The School Nutrition Association, SNA, Wednesday held their 4th School Nutrion Conference at the SAFMU conference hall at the NCCE head office. Read more »

  • Liberia: Grand Bassa Lawmakers Release Proposal to Fight 'Deadly' Virus


    Following the appointment of Senator Nyonblee Kangar-Lawrence as chair of the Grand Bassa County Legislative caucus, a plan to combat the deadly Ebola virus in the county has been... Read more »

  • Liberia: International SOS Donates Mattresses to Liberia Ebola Patients


    A group under the banner - "International SOS" has presented to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare one hundred mattresses to be used by Ebola Patients at various isolation... Read more »

  • Liberia: Joining Ebola Fight - COPTA, Donates Items to ELWA Hospital


    The Citizens Organized for Transparency and Accountability (COPTA), working to ensure a better Liberia in which leaders can be held accountable to their people in the discharge of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Teach About Ebola, Doctors Urged

    The Herald

    Government has challenged medical practitioners to join hands in spreading awareness about the deadly Ebola virus to wipe out the "fear-Ebola mentality" that has gripped the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: SA Turns Truckers Away Over Ebola

    The Herald

    South African immigration officers at Beitbridge Border Post are reportedly turning away truck drivers plying the Democratic Republic of Congo route where two confirmed cases of... Read more »

  • South Africa: Circumcision Just Got Easier


    In a bid to get thousands of men in the Western Cape circumcised, the national department of health (NDoH) officially cut the ribbon to launch the new mobile theatres which will be... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NYSC May Set Up Ebola Screening Centres in Camps

    This Day

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) may set up screening centres for the dreaded Ebola Virus in its orientation camps across the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Booming Business [opinion]

    This Day

    Those who live in Lagos are normally in a rush. It is the nature of the urban city, where some 20 million people are the inhabitants. But with Ebola virus in the city, they are too... Read more »

  • South Africa: Old Natalspruit Hospital to Be Demolished

    The Gauteng Department of Health says it is taking special precautions to ensure the safe demolition of the Old Natalspruit Hospital in Katlehong, on the East Rand. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Rivers Port Suspends Issuance of Shore Pass for Visiting Crew

    This Day

    As part of efforts to curtail the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in the country, the Port Manager, Rivers Port Complex (RPC), Mrs. Carolyn Ufere has directed officials of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Tightens Land Border Control to Fend Off Ebola

    This Day

    Nigeria has procured vehicles to beef up patrols at the nation's borders in an attempt to fend off further spread of the Ebola virus, officials said at the weekend. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Rivers TUC Worried Over Absence of Thermo-Scanners At Port Harcourt Airport

    This Day

    The Rivers State chapter of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has expressed shock that despite the confirmation of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the state, the authorities... Read more »

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