African health Ministers move to halt Ebola threat

The Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng in Goma, DRC with a delegation from Ministry of Health Uganda and World Health Organisation attend a ministerial meeting on cross border collaboration to prepare for and respond to the Ebola Virus Disease. COURTESY PHOTO

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ealth officials who gathered in Goma DRC Congo to discuss the threat of Ebola have resolved to step up measures to minimize the spread of deadly disease.

Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries to DRC have resolved and committed their governments to establish the African Ebola Coordination Task Force (AfECT) to undertake cooperation and collaboration for Ebola preparedness and response.


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