₦airaland Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,314,865 members, 5,100,167 topics. Date: Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 11:42 AM

NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance - Travel - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Travel / NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance (6274 Views)

No Boeing 737 Max 8 Flying In Nigerian Airspace, Says NCAA / Ebola: FG, Lagos Condemn Airline For Flying Corpse To Nigeria From Congo / Screening Of Passengers Begin At Nigerian Airports Against Ebola Outbreak. Photo (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by zakim(m): 3:38pm On Aug 14
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued warning to airlines over the resurgence of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). This followed the World Health Organization (WHO’s) declaration of Ebola outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

Consequently, the NCAA directed all operators, especially airlines operating regional and international flights into the country, to exercise a high level of vigilance. Spokesman of the NCAA, Mr. Sam Adurogboye said the directive was contained in a letter signed by the NCAA Director General, Capt. Muhtar Usman to all airline operators. In the letter, NCAA directed airlines’ Pilots in Command (PIC) to report to Air Traffic Control (ATC) any suspected case of communicable disease on board their flight in line with Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs 18.8.22.4).

The NCAA explained that in case of a suspected case of communicable disease on board an aircraft, aircrew are required to fill the General Declaration (Gen Dec) and Public Health Passenger Locator forms as required by the regulations. Thereafter, completed forms are to be submitted to the Port Health Services (PHS) of the destination aerodrome, NCAA said.

The authority also directed operators to contact Port Health Services for clearance before importing human remains into the country in the event of death of a patient. “Airlines are to report to NCAA in writing any suspected case of communicable disease on board any flight,” the NCAA said. Airlines were also advised to “ensure they have on board valid and appropriate number of First Aid kits, Universal Precaution Kits (UPKs) and Emergency Medical kits in line with Nig.CARS 7.9.1.11 and 7.9.1.12.”

They were also required to refresh the knowledge of their Crew members (flight deck and cabin crew) for improved and sustained proficiency in handling and communication with ATC of any suspected case of communicable disease on board. The authority said the ATCs shall immediately communicate to Port Health Services (PHS) any report of a suspected case of communicable disease on board aircraft in line with Nig. CARs 18.8.22.4. The NCAA said it expects strict compliance with the directives, adding it will collaborate with all relevant agencies to prevent the incursion of Ebola or any communicable disease into the country.

Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/ncaa-issues-ebola-alert-to-airlines-calls-for-vigilance.html

1 Like

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by DuBLINGreenb(m): 3:41pm On Aug 14
Why don't we (Nigeria) legalise recreational and medicinal Marijuana?
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by kevoh(m): 3:42pm On Aug 14
DuBLINGreenb:
Why don't we (Nigeria) legalise recreational and medicinal Marijuana?
What's the correlation between the topic of this thread and your question? undecided

You have a good topic but you are presenting in an awkward manner. Why not create a thread and explain the advantages of legalising recreational and medicinal Marijuana instead of derailing this one?

29 Likes 3 Shares

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by LZAA: 3:42pm On Aug 14
Not again undecided
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by condemn: 3:43pm On Aug 14
You Ebola ehn, make you behave oh

3 Likes

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by stano2(m): 3:43pm On Aug 14
Abeg ooo, this should not happen during Buhari government that ministers are clueless.
Naija go just go Liberia way

8 Likes

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Smoke55: 3:44pm On Aug 14
patrick sawyer come to mind.

1 Like

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Richdad50(m): 3:45pm On Aug 14
shocked
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Tina26: 3:45pm On Aug 14
We have miracle pastors that can cure ebola. Not a big deal tongue

1 Like

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by DameB(f): 3:45pm On Aug 14
It's high time...


But how about the ebola carriers that can come in via land?shocked Oh poor man head na garawa abi?

1 Like 1 Share

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Angelfrost: 3:47pm On Aug 14
That's just one route of entry into the country... What about the road borders?...

We don't need ebola now o. Not with this extremely clueless leadership... It would be a terrible disaster.

2 Likes

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Gurtej1: 3:53pm On Aug 14
Sad
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by ComeAndobo: 3:54pm On Aug 14
Prevention is not our strong suit in Nigeria. Na when the thing show for our backyard we go sit up. Na our way

5 Likes 1 Share

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Houseofglam7(f): 4:03pm On Aug 14
undecided
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by amosmosco(m): 4:04pm On Aug 14
Zibo11:
again

Why not stake your inheritance on it and win ... ?

Abi you no like money?
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by Hienna(m): 4:31pm On Aug 14
Deadly...
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by cutefy: 5:26pm On Aug 14
DuBLINGreenb:
Why don't we (Nigeria) legalise recreational and medicinal Marijuana?

So that you can always run mad any time you like abi?

1 Like 1 Share

Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by CyberWolf: 6:17pm On Aug 14
Since when?
Re: NCAA Issues Ebola Alert To Airlines, Calls For Vigilance by lenghtinny(m): 7:14pm On Aug 14
Buhari x ebola for this period na recipe for disaster....

Buhari and his band of forty thieves lives in a Eldorado of their own which is very far from reality...

2 Likes

(1) (Reply)

How Much Is UAE Flight Ticket(cheapest) / About Hungary / Arik Air Orders Boeing's Largest Airplane

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2019 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 64
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.