Saturday, 18 October 2014

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Ministry of Health and Sanitation PRESS RELEASE EBOLA OUTBREAK UPDATES---October 17, 2014

Chief of Staff Chairs Inter Agency Social Protection Forum

By State House Communications Unit
The Chief of Staff in the Office of the President Mr. Saidu Conton Sesay on Thursday 16th October chaired the second national inter-agency social protection forum held at State House, Freetown.

Ebola Hardest Hit Countries Urge World Bank to Expedite Emergency Fiscal Support Disbursements

Dr. Marah, Sierra Leone's Finance Minister, and Bank Governor, Mr. Kargbo  
The three Ebola hardest hit West African Countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea) have appreciated in unison the efforts of Dr. Jim Yong Kim President of the World Bank Group (WBG) and its leadership role in promoting the global co-ordination of the fight against the Ebola epidemic, and urged the World Bank Group to “take the necessary steps to ensure that scaled up emergency financial support, and technical and policy advice, are expeditiously disbursed.”