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Poliovirus rises in Koforidua – Ghana Health Service declares


The Ghana Health Service has distinguished a strain of Poliovirus (Polimylitis ) in Koforidua, the Eastern Regional Capital.

The poliovirus was found as of late in the contaminated Nsukwao stream which courses through both New Juaben North and South Municipality.

The infection was recognized through routine reconnaissance by a group of examiners from the Ghana Health Service (GHS). It was affirmed by the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical and Research Center (NMIMR), a Chief Nursing Officer at the Eastern Regional Health Directorate Evelyn Owusu Acheaw has uncovered.

Polio is an infectious viral disease that in its most extreme structure causes nerve injury prompting loss of motion, trouble breathing and here and there death especially among youngsters.

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Poliovirus can be transmitted through direct contact with somebody tainted with the infection or, less usually, through defiled nourishment and water. Tainted people can spread the infection for a considerable length of time in their dung.

Talking at a smaller than expected durbar gathered by the Koforidua Area of The Church of Pentecost on Saturday, February 29,2020, the Chief Nursing Officer at the Eastern Regional Health Directorate Evelyn Owusu Acheaw who spoke to the Regional Health Director, Dr Alberta Biritwum-Nyarko said because of the recognition of the infection, the Municipalities will have an extra polio inoculation exercise to guarantee that inhabitants especially kids are shielded from the infection.

“The group went to the downstream of the Nsukwao waterway at the Central Tabernacle on Old Eatate street where test of the water was gotten for lab test which affirmed the nearness of poliovirus in the stream… .in light of this both New Juaben North and South will have third round of polio inoculation. Every one of these sicknesses are brought about by foulness so we need to help the Church of Pentecost to make our networks clean”.

The Church of Pentecost – Koforidua Area peaked the Phase II of the Church’s across the country Environmental Care Campaign on the subject “My Environment; My Responsibility”, with a gigantic tidy up practice in Koforidua and its environs Saturday after the durbar with help from squander the board monster – Zoomlion Ghana Limited.

The Koforidua Area Head of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Samuel Osei Asante reaffirmed the responsibility of the Church of Pentecost to helping Ghana to accomplish Sustainable Development Goal six, especially on Sanitation.

He reprimanded Christians to cease from littering the earth rather be acceptable stewards by keeping it clean.

Messenger S.O Asante who is additionally an Executive Council Member of the Church spoke to state offices and associations to authorize Sanitation By-laws to help put under tight restraints behaviors of recalcitrants residents.

The Eastern Regional Director of Environmental Protection Agency,EPA,Felix Addo – Kyereh, said nature assumes key job in the endurance of human on earth in this manner proceeds with contamination would totally make it inhabitable.

The week-long natural Care Campaign saw District Pastors, Elders and Members of the Church in each District set out on mindfulness creation and sharpening in Communities, schools, Clinics, markets, lorry stations, Churches, Mosques and on Radio, on the need to all in all assistance enhance sanitation in the nation.

The Church will receive a network to turn into a model of ecological consideration and core of a cleanest network.

The Church of Pentecost, as a component of its Corporate Social Responsibility to assist Ghana with managing the hazard of Poor Sanitation which sway the economy with $290 million yearly misfortunes, established the Environmental Care Campaign as one of the network sway activities caught in the five-year vision approach proclamation of the Church named Vision 2023 under the authority of Apostle Eric Nyamekye, Chairman of the Church.

The usage of the ecological Project which initiated in 2019 is in organization with squander the board mammoth Zoomlion Ghana Limited.

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