Victims of onchocerciasis could soon breathe a sigh of relief as a clinical trial begins in three African countries of a drug that could eliminate the disease. The trial takes place in Ghana, Liberia and DR Congo, Research and Training in Tropical Diseases and Wyeth announced via a teleconference at the WHO office in Accra, Ghana. Continue reading ‘Good news for Africans with river blindness’
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Ghana– the beacon of democracy in Africa and an icon of peace for West Africa is heading for a crucial test this Sunday – 7th December 2008. Dozens of African countries have plunged into wild flames and catastrophic crisis due to this test. Ghana has served as a haven for refugees. She was home to over 40,000 Liberian refugees most of whom were children and women during their 14 years of useless civil conflict.
Continue reading ‘Election ’08: Why Ghana won’t burn’