EOC says lockdown was successful


The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) wishes to inform the general public that after careful evaluation of the three days “Ose to Ose” Ebola talk, it has reached a conclusion that more than 75% of its intended target of reaching 1.5 million households across the country with the correct information on Ebola has been achieved.


The EOC wishes to express its sincere thanks to His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for giving the permission to carry out this three days sensitization exercise and the leadership he has shown in the fight against the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) outbreak in the country.

The EOC also wishes to thank all its local and International Partners, healthcare workers, EOC and Ministry of Health and Sanitation staff, volunteers, civil society organizations, the Security forces; Bike Riders and Motor Drivers Unions; Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs); elected officials; Religious and tribal leaders; the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) and Independent Radio Network (IRN) who all worked closely with and supported us through this exercise.

The EOC has officially ended the three day stay at home, but the Social Mobilization exercise will continue in those communities that have been identified as hot spots across the country. The EOC is thankful to the general public for their cooperation and patience throughout this exercise and will continue to seek such cooperation from the public in the fight against the EVD outbreak in the country. Together we can defeat Ebola

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