Grand Cape Mount County Senator Edward B. Dagoseh has promised to present two ambulances to the county as a mean of reducing the transport constraints facing health workers.
Speaking to newsmen this Wednesday in the Sinje, Grand Cape Mount County, Senator Edward B. Dagoseh said he was impressed with the level of coordination of the National Task Force on Ebola in the county and the citizens’ role in fighting the deadly Ebola virus.
According to him, the two ambulances will be used by the county with one in the Gola region, Korkpa and Golakoneh and Gawolo and Tewor areas to help provide the necessary health response for the people.
“We need more health materials for the county, especially with the national health crisis that continues to take away lives.
We want to reassure our people that we can fight this virus and encourage them to continue to report suspected cases and bodies in the various communities for the safety of all of us,” he said.
According to the Senator, they have also completed the arrangement with the residents of Sinje in constructing an Ebola Treatment Unit and a holding center due to the alarming Ebola situation in the county.
“We thought Cape Mount was not a hot spot but now that we have more suspected cases in the county, so, I will continue to work closely with the task force to ensure that this communicable disease is out of our county.”
According to the Senator, the county has at the same time observed some death cases. “This is the reason that all the commissioners are working hard in their various areas and making sure that communities and homes cooperate with the task force.”
“We want to make sure that these places are constructed and available for people affected by the virus, because we can wait no longer. As we now speak, there are over 100 suspected cases of the virus in the county and so, we want to help to save more lives and reduce it to zero.”
At the same time, the Senator disclosed that, the President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf would be visiting the county this week due to the alarming Ebola cases, to ensure that the fight against Ebola is intensified.