China-Africa health forum adopts Cape Town Declaration

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on China-Africa health forum adopts Cape Town Declaration 

CAPE TOWN, Oct. 7 — Chinese and African health officials on Tuesday adopted the Cape Town Declaraion which outlines the objectives for future cooperation in health development.

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Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia 

LAGOS, July 3 — The Nigerian government on Thursday alerted the people living in the country to be vigilant and embrace basic hygiene as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) reemerges in Liberia.

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West African leaders meet to assess impact of anti-Ebola campaign

January 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on West African leaders meet to assess impact of anti-Ebola campaign 

ACCRA, Jan. 17 — Leaders of sub-regional Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and other stakeholders gathered here on Friday to assess the impact of its campaign against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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Suspected EVD patient hospitalized in Scotland’s Edinburgh

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MOSCOW, Jan. 16 — A suspected deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) patient has been hospitalized in Scotland's capital Edinburgh after returning from West Africa, the Evening Edinburgh News reported Thursday.

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Ebola virus death toll nears 8,500 – WHO

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GENEVA, Jan. 15 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has reached 8,429, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report Wednesday.

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Ebola virus death toll exceeds 8,100 – WHO

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll exceeds 8,100 – WHO 

GENEVA, Jan. 6 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has reached 8,153, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement Monday.

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EU plans to hold international conference on fight against Ebola virus

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU plans to hold international conference on fight against Ebola virus 

BERLIN, Jan. 5 — The European Union plans to hold an international conference dedicated to the fight against the Ebola virus disease (EVD), EU Ebola Coordinator Christos Stylianides told German newspaper Die Welt.

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Ebola virus death count nears 7,900 – WHO

December 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Ebola virus death count nears 7,900 – WHO 

GENEVA, Dec. 31 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has reached 7,879, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement Tuesday.

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Calamba City creates task force for Ebola Virus Disease

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Calamba City creates task force for Ebola Virus Disease 

By Zen Trinidad and Robert Maico

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Dec. 17, 2014 (PNA)- The City Health Office of Calamba headed by Dr. Adelino Labro, M.D., organized a task force for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and trained key personnel on December 15 and 16, 2014 at the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Conference Room of the New City Hall Building this city.

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FAO Report: Food insecurity worsens mainly in African, Middle East countries

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on FAO Report: Food insecurity worsens mainly in African, Middle East countries 

ROME, Dec. 12 — Food insecurity is worsening due to civil conflicts, adverse weather and the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in some 38 countries, including 29 in Africa, FAO said on Thursday.

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