Plan Liberia International has donated a truck load of preventive materials to the Liberian Government Hospital in Bomi County as its way of showing humanitarian concern to citizens infected with the Ebola virus disease.
The presentation Saturday, September 20th drew the attention of officials of the County, including Superintendent Samuel Brown; the head of Bomi County Health Team, Dr. Gabriel Gorbee Logan, World Health Organization Technical Assistance to the County, Dr. Richard Luce, Ms. Frances Alesi, acting Head of UNMIL field office in Bomi, and Borma Q. Sando, Chairperson of the Bomi County Civil Society Organization, who warned citizens of the county against constant denial of the deadly disease.
According to a press release, the items presented to Superintendent Brown for onward delivery to the head of the County health team include: 130 buckets with faucets, 15 gallons of chloride, 6 buckets of 45kg chlorine, 80 bottles of hand sanitizer, 15 barrels with faucets, 30 rubber buckets without faucets, 3 dozens of tissue, 25 bottles of liquid washing soap, 150 T-shirts with 150 caps, and awareness materials estimated at $12,000 US.
Speakers at the presentation praised the management team of Plan Liberia International for its contribution to the people of Bomi and urged others to follow suit. They also called on residents of the County to see the Ebola virus which has taken hundreds of lives as real, and not to continue with the denial. A few weeks ago, Plan Liberia made similar donation, including vehicles, to the Liberian Government through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, totaling more than $84,000 US.