Universities to present Ebola plans by August 25

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Government has given universities the go-ahead to re-open for the 2014/2015 academic year from August 27, but they must present their preparedness plans to government via the Education Ministry by August 25.

A statement issued in Accra today, signed by the Minister of Education (MoE), Professor Naana Opoku Agyeman, said the decision was taken following a meeting between the Inter-Ministerial Team (IMT) on Ebola and public and private tertiary institutions to assess their preparedness for a possible Ebola virus attack.

Government said it has shared educational materials electronically for the benefit of the management, staff and students with all heads and representatives of tertiary institutions who attended a meeting on August 18.

It said the government would continue to share further information to strengthen the partnership in the fight against a possible Ebola attack.

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ccording to the statement, the IMT also recommended that all tertiary institutions shared their preparedness plans with the government through the MoE by August 25, 2014.

The statement said the government had electronically shared educational materials for the benefit of the management, staff and students with all heads and representatives of tertiary institutions who attended a previous meeting on Monday August 18, this year in Accra.

It said the government would continue to share further information via the same medium to strengthen the special partnership in the fight against a possible Ebola attack.

The statement expressed the government’s appreciation and that of the MoE to all tertiary institutions for the co-operation they had enjoyed from them, especially in the current fight against a possible outbreak of the disease.

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ccording to the statement, the IMT also recommended that all tertiary institutions shared their preparedness plans with the government through the MoE by August 25, 2014.

The statement said the government had electronically shared educational materials for the benefit of the management, staff and students with all heads and representatives of tertiary institutions who attended a previous meeting on Monday August 18, this year in Accra.

It said the government would continue to share further information via the same medium to strengthen the special partnership in the fight against a possible Ebola attack.

The statement expressed the government’s appreciation and that of the MoE to all tertiary institutions for the co-operation they had enjoyed from them, especially in the current fight against a possible outbreak of the disease.

– See more at: http://graphic.com.gh/news/education/29262-varsities-to-re-open-from-aug-27.html#sthash.JAjHNJAV.dpuf