The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has gotten affirmation of seven cases with three fatalities of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea.
The Service has, accordingly, educated every Regional Director , Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Teaching Hospitals and all partners in the wellbeing area to be on high ready.
The Director General of GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, in a letter to the Regional Directors and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals, asked every local, district and other wellbeing offices to rapidly start readiness and reaction plans for EVD.
“All Regional and District Public Health Emergency Management Committees ought to remember EVD for their plan,” it said.
The letter said all areas, regions, wellbeing offices, port wellbeing units at all line posts, especially along the Western boundary and all arrival sea shores should uplift reconnaissance for EVD utilizing the standard case definition.
It entrusted the Committees to instruct the general population on the most proficient method to shield themselves from the sickness.
The letter requested that general society dodge contacts with blood and body liquids, for example, pee, salivation, sweat, excrement, upchuck, bosom milk and semen of individuals who showed any side effects of the infection.
It urged them to wash hands with cleanser under running water as often as possible or utilize a liquor based hand sanitizer.
It said it was additionally significant that individuals avoided taking care of things that may have come into contacts with tainted people’s blood or body liquids.
The letter additionally encouraged people in general to evade contacts with dead bodies, remembering taking part for memorial service or entombment ceremonies of suspected or affirmed Ebola cases.
General society is additionally encouraged to stay away from contacts with creatures, for example, bats or monkeys or with crude or half-cooked shrubbery meat.
It prompted that people looked for clinical consideration quickly at the closest wellbeing office if unwell, record internal heat level of 38 degrees celcius , serious migraine, weariness , muscle torment, spewing, the runs, stomach torment, or unexplained draining or wounding.
“We are to observe and remind the overall population that, under no condition should public or private vehicle be utilized in moving a presumed EVD case,” the letter, said.
Ebola Virus Disease is an extreme, regularly deadly ailment in people brought about by the Ebola infection.
The infection is sent to individuals from wild creatures and spreads in the human populace through human-to-human transmission.
It very well may be communicated through human contacts with body liquids of an individual contaminated with the infection.