The government of Ghana and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have signed an agreement for an 83 million US dollar loan for the Accra Urban Transport Project, also known as the Pokuase Interchange Project.The project is estimated to cost 94 million US…

The European Union (EU) has expressed concern over recent violent clashes between supporters of Ghana’s two main political parties — the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) — with just three weeks to…

I would first like to thank our distinguished panel for this engaging discussion, and reflect on some of the thought-provoking interventions we have just heard.Allow me now to share UNDP’s perspective on the topics discussed by the panel.At the country…

The World Health Organization has warned that a global influenza pandemic remains a real threat despite progress made over the past 10 years in increasing the worldwide supply of flu vaccines.In 2006, the World Health Organization acknowledged that cou…

The Ebola epidemic in west Africa and the lack of a vaccine to treat the deadly disease could have an unexpected potential health benefit in the continent’s fight against another killer: influenza, or flu.Speaking at the UN in Geneva on Thursday, Worl…

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