Freetown, Dec. 3, 014 (MOHS) – Making their usual support to Ebola survivors, the Sierra Leone Women’s Business Hub, a non-governmental and non- profitable organization has donated toiletries and other non-food items to 56 Ebola Survivors at the Hastings Police Training School Ebola Treatment Centre at Hastings.
Presenting the items to the survivors at the Keith Lewis hall, Hastings Police Training School, the Co-Founder of the Sierra Leone Women Business Hub, Ulreen Turay commended the health workers and other staff at the Hastings Ebola Treatment Centre for the great sacrifice in saving lives.
Co-Founder, Sierra Leone Women Business Hub, Ulreen Turay making her statement
She noted that many people have contracted the disease and survived, while others have died, and admonished the survivors to be ambassadors in their various communities to preach the message about Ebola and the denial syndrome.
Ulreen Turay said their organization was formed to support the people of Sierra Leone especially the less privileged and reiterated her organization’s commitment to always support the survivors.
The Managing Director, Health Supply Matters and Project Manager, We Care Organization, Mr. Mutada Sesay described the event as another milestone in the history of the Hastings Ebola Treatment Centre.
Mr. Mutada Sesay making his remarks
He informed his audience that We Care is a group of professional Sierra Leoneans in the diaspora, including lawyers, doctors, pharmacists, businessmen and ordinary people that cares for the people of Sierra Leone.
Mr. Mutada Sesay said the organization was formed in August this year, adding that since its inception, they have supported the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in logistics and advocacy in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus disease.
He stated that their visit to the centre was to look at possible areas for support to the Hastings Police Training School Ebola Treatment Centres 1 and 2, and commended the survivors for the battle they won, and advised them to abstain from sex for 90 days.