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WHO declares Congo’s Ebola Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   The World Health Organization,(WHO), has declared Congo’s recent Ebola outbreak a public health emergency that needs international concern. According to the definition of WHO, a public health emergency means that other states stand the risk of being affected by the spread of the disease. The declaration …

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GHS declares public health emergency following detection of poliovirus type-2

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has declared a public health emergency following the detection of the poliovirus type-2 in the Northern Region capital, Tamale. A public health emergency, according to the WHO, is “an occurrence or imminent threat of an illness or health condition, caused by bioterrorism, …

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