WHO says returning Ebola health workers should not be stigmatized

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New York, US (PANA) – The UN World Health Organization says that it is too early to tell if restrictions on health workers through mandatory quarantine will deter medical staff from traveling to West Africa to help fight the Ebola crisis. A … Read More

Nigeria is Ebola-free three days after Senegal – WHO

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Monday Nigeria Ebola-free, marking the second West African nation within a spate of four days. Senegal was also declared Ebola-free on Friday.    

Senegal, Nigeria to be declared Ebola-free

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – Senegal and Nigeria are to be declared Ebola-free in a few days’ time if certain conditions are met, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO said in a dispatch from its headquarters that if the … Read More

Sierra Leone: Community Ebola care units established to widen care

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Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) – As the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Sierra Leone continues to accelerate, community Ebola care units are being established in the worst-hit areas of the country to shorten waiting times and provide care closer to … Read More

Ghana: ECOWAS Chair Mahama to visit main Ebola-hit countries

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Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama, was billed to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries in the sub-region that have been badly affected … Read More

WHO welcomes Cuban doctors for Ebola response in West Africa

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New York, US (PANA) – The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday that the Government of Cuba has provided 165 health professionals, comprising physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, specialists in infection control, intensive care specialists and social mobilization officers, to support … Read More