Ebola in 2014

Accra , Dec. 31, GNA - July 4  – The ECOWAS Emergency Ministerial meeting on Ebola Virus Disease ended in Accra, with Health Ministers agreeing on a range of priority actions to end the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  


Accra, July 10- President John Dramani Mahama appealed to research institutions in West Africa to collaborate to find a solution to the outbreak of the Ebola disease.


Accra, Aug. 19 – Government directed all tertiary institutions in the country to establish emergency screening centres on the Ebola Virus Disease.


Accra, Aug. 28 – President John Dramani Mahama said governments of the sub-region must jointly provide the necessary human and material support towards developing effective measures that would stem the spread of the Ebola Viral Disease.


Accra, Sept. 16 - President John Dramani Mahama donated food items to the Government of Liberian towards the upkeep of patients of the Ebola Virus Disease in that West African country.


Accra, Sept. 20 – The World Health Organisation welcomed the decision by the United Nations General Assembly to establish the UN Mission for Ebola Emergence Response.


Accra, Oct. 10 – Japan donated emergency vehicles and medical equipment worth $400,159.00 for Liberia and $397,749.00 for Sierra Leone to help combat the Ebola viral disease. 


Accra, Oct. 18- The Government of Ghana on behalf of the Economic Community of West African States dispatched a quantity of food items to the three Ebola affected countries.


Accra, Oct. 20 – The World Organisation officially declared Nigeria free of Ebola virus transmission.


Accra, Oct. 20 – World Health Organisation officially declared the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commended the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus.


London, Oct. 23- President John Dramani Mahama made a case for the Ebola affected countries by appealing to international community to channel their support to governments of the affected.


Accra, Oct. 27 - Mali’s Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola virus disease.


Accra, Oct. 30- Mr Prosper Douglas Bani, Chief of Staff said government had approved an insurance policy for all frontline health and auxiliary workers that would be handling Ebola related issues.


Accra, Nov. 6 – President John Dramani Mahama appealed to Heads of State in the West African sub region to spearhead the fight against Ebola in order to attract international sympathy.


Accra, Nov. 19 – The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, mourned the passing of Marcel Rudasingwa, Assistant Secretary--General and the Mission's Emergency Crisis Manager in Guinea.


Accra, Nov. 27 – The World Health Organisation said 15,935 confirmed probable and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease had been reported in six affected countries.


Accra, Dec. 19- Mr Ban Ki Moon, United Nations Secretary General, pledged the world body’s continuous support for Ebola affected countries in West Africa.



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Published: 2014-12-31 18:47:21
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