Ghana’s leading referral centre, the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has closed down three of its surgery clinics to allow for the completion of some structural works at its theatres and recovery wards, a statement from its PR said on Friday February 5th 2016. The closure until further notice, will see the affected departments — General surgery, Urology and Neurosurgery
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Health Officials from the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service on Monday 25th of January 2016 issued a statement to address the current situation of the Meningitis Outbreak currently ongoing in some parts of the country. The statement reports that the there are 153 reported cases and 33 deaths with cases currently in seven
The Ministry of Health in Ghana has confirmed the outbreak Pneumococcal Meningitis in some parts of the country.This is the first of such strain of Meningitis outbreak – it began in October 2015. Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the meninges. Your meninges are the membranes that cover your spinal cord and your brain.
Health officials in Sierra Leone have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the West Africa outbreak over. The country was declared free of the virus on 7 November, and the region as a whole was cleared when Liberia was pronounced Ebola-free on Thursday. But two tests conducted on a
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed the outbreak of Meningitis and Yellow fever in some parts of the country. A statement from the Public Relations unit described the meningitis as one whose fatality is high but potential for massive spread is low. The statement stressed that responses from health officials in the regions and districts so far