A local-based non-governmental organization under the auspices of Bomi Citizens against Ebola (BCAE) has donated anti-Ebola materials to the county’s Ebola Taskforce and Health Team in Tubmanburg.
BCAE donation comes against the backdrop of the ongoing fight against the deadly Ebola virus that has spread across the country.
The donated items included chlorine, Clorox, faucets bucket, mattresses and fuel.
Presenting the items, BCAE’s steering committee chair, Mr. Kederick F. Johnson, informed the County Superintendent Samuel Brown and Acting County Health Officer, Dr. Gabriel Logan, that the materials valued US$1,000 and is the organization’s initial contribution toward the county’s taskforce efforts to eliminate the disease.
Mr. Johnson said following series of citizen meetings and assessment visits to the County, BCAE has formulated a strategic action plan, containing a number of intervention activities with the overarching goal of reducing the Ebola infection rate in the County to zero percent in the next fourth months.
Alarmed by the incidence of Ebola infections in Bomi, BCAE chair encouraged all citizens of the County to join the organization to defeat the disease.
In a related development, the organization has also set up a resource mobilization committee to lead the resource mobilization plan and activities of the organization within the county.
Those selected on the committee includes, Dr. Zobong B. Norman, Chair; Madam Zoe Anderson Bryant; H. Vanjah Gaie; Douglas M.V. Jones and Varney Gbassay.
Others are: Jartu Kemah and Ambassador Neh Dukuly Tolbert, ex-officio.
Meanwhile, BCAE in collaboration with some of Liberia’s leading gospel artists, including Bomi County’s own Denise Karnley-Joma yesterday hosted a musical concert to raise funds for the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Bomi County.