ECOWAS, Health Ministers to Hold Ebola Meetings in Ghana

Written by Makula Dunbar

Written by Marian Efe Ansah | From Citi FM Online

Ghana is expected to host an extraordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) Assembly of Health Ministers on the Ebola disease.

The special meeting which will take place in Accra on August 28, 2014,will be preceded by health experts meeting at the same venue.

A press statement issued by the Ministry of Health noted that “the overall objective of the Extraordinary meeting under the auspices of the West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) is to beef up implementation of strategies to contain the Ebola Virus disease outbreak in the ECOWAS sub-region.”

The meeting will among other things also support implementation of synchronized cross-border interventions and provide financial support to the four affected countries to strengthen preventive and control measures.

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