The Cocopa Rubber Plantation Company in Nimba County has donated three hundred and forty-five pieces of the personal protective equipment to more than eight health facilities in Nimba County.
Speaking to our Nimba County Correspondent at the end of the donation, the head of the community Relations Department at the plantation, Mr. J. Austin Yeanay said the donation was intended to help every hospital in the County to combat the Ebola Virus.
According to Mr. Yeancy, beneficiaries of the donation include the Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Bahn Health Center and Jackson F. Doe Hospital. Others are the Glayla Clinic, Saclepea Health Center, Karnplay Health Center and G. W. Healey Hospital.
Mr. Yeanay expressed the hope that the 345 pieces of the PPEs will help to boast the fight against the Ebola virus in Nimba County. Receiving the items on behalf of the hospitals, the Chief Administrator of the Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Victor Dolakeh Taryor expressed gratitude to the Cocopa Rubber Plantation Company for the donation.
Meanwhile, Mr. Taryor has disclosed to reporters that since the outbreak of the Ebola disease in the country, none of the health workers at the hospital has succumbed to the virus. He noted that the Ganta Hospital was the first health facility in the County to treat a suspected Ebola Virus.