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COVID-19: Hohoe records three new cases, five recoveries

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The Hohoe Municipality in the Volta Region has recorded three new Covid-19 cases bringing the total number of cases to ten. ...

COVID-19-induced-death patients buried under strict protocols – GHS

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, said the burial of all persons who die from COVID-19 related cases are supervised by...
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Abdiqani Sheikh Omar Hassan Biography

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Abdiqani Sheikh Omar Hassan  is the former Director General in both the Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development and the Ministry of Health...
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Health experts in Obuasi to ensure COVID-19 containment

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Government has sent a team of health experts, led by Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Obuasi in...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

COVID-19 threatens mental health – WHO

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The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened depression and anxiety around the world, and these conditions could rise in the coming months without increased investment in...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

War Against COVID-19: WHO Director-General calls for joint effort and solidarity at all levels

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Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has underscored the need for joint effort and solidarity at all levels in order to...
Sogakope Assemblyman’s Murder Not Contract Killing Cid

Sogakope Assemblyman’s murder not contract killing – CID

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The murder of Mawutor Adzahli, Sogakope Assemblyman, was not contract killing but robbery attack, the Commissioner of Police (COP) Isaac Ken Yeboah, Director General...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Globally 3 billion people lack soap and water at home – WHO Boss

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that around the world, less than two-thirds of health care facilities are...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

€7.4 billion pledged for enhancing COVID-19 R&D – WHO Boss

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that a total of 7.4 billion euros (8.07 billion U.S. dollars) has been...
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UNESCO hosts World Press Freedom Day celebration

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UNESCO and its Director-General, Madam Audrey Azoulay has hosted an online discussion on the importance of free media in providing the public with reliable...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Success in fighting COVID-19 depends on equal protection of everyone

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that the ultimate measure of success in fighting COVID-19 will not be how...
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TUC urges workers to see fight against COVID-19 as shared responsibility

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Dr Yaw Baah, Secretary-General, Trades Union Congress (TUC), has urged workers to see the ongoing fight against COVID-19 as a shared responsibility. “It is time...
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COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 1,671, recoveries increase to 188

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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have increased to 1,671. The number of recovered persons has also gone up to 188. This was disclosed by the Director-General of...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

WHO Boss warns COVID-19 still “extremely dangerous” amid ballooning caseload

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned Monday that the virus remains "extremely dangerous," though countries are seeking to return to normal...
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Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Immunization Week

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The World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April (24-30 April), and aims at promoting the use of vaccines...
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Social distancing important during Ramadan to fight COVID-19

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Badr Addin Al-Najjar, director general of the National Center for Disease Control of Libya, on Sunday stressed the importance of social distancing during the...
A staff member unloads Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

Lifesaving supplies continue to be shipped across Africa to protect health workers

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that solidarity flights continue to ship lifesaving medical supplies across Africa to protect...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Over 100 countries join efforts to evaluate therapeutics for COVID-19

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that as the organization is continuing to lead the R&D, more than 100...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

“One World, Together at Home” concert enormous success

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday called the "One World, Together at Home" concert broadcast and live-streamed on Saturday an...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Lifting lockdown restrictions is not end of epidemic – WHO Boss

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday that lifting lockdown restrictions for COVID-19 is not the end of the epidemic,...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

There is no time to waste – WHO chief

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday said on Twitter that "there is no time to waste" and that WHO's singular...
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NSA Boss donates to vulnerable persons

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Professor Peter Twumasi, Director-General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), has donated over 200 bags of rice and other food items to the less...
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Don’t let COVID-19 become a hunger game – FAO

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Mr QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) had admitted that the COVID-19 pandemic is putting enormous strains on...
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GHS urges organisations to join fight against COVID-19

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director General of the Ghana Health Service, has called on public spirited individuals and organisations, to compliment government’s efforts towards fighting...
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WaterAid Ghana tasks government to swiftly invest in WASH Sector

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As a matter of urgency, WaterAid Ghana (WAG) has entreated the government to swiftly ensure all communities across Ghana have access to safe water...
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COVID-19: 11th National Development Forum

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has postponed the 11th National Development Forum (NDF) scheduled for March 25. A release signed by Dr Kodjo Esseim...
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Lassa fever death toll hits 161 in Nigeria

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The death toll of Lassa fever in Nigeria has hit 161 involving at least four health workers among the fresh dead victims, local health...
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GSA, Petroleum Commission to collaborate to standardise oil measurement

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) and the Petroleum Commission (PC) have agreed to collaborate to standardise oil measurement in the country. The decision was arrived...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

China supports WHO to carry out international cooperation on combating COVID-19

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By Zhang Jinruo World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the COVID-19 as a pandemic after the organization’s assessment at a briefing in...

Cross-border partnerships critical to combat transnational crime – COP

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Commissioner of Police (COP) Prosper Kwame Agblor, who is also the Director-General, Legal and Prosecutions, Ghana Police Service on Tuesday called on crime...