- Search Results
 
 
UN Envoy Pledges Support To Build ETU In Bassa
Date Uploaded: Oct 10, 2014

Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Karin Landgren

 

 

 

UN Envoy Pledges Support To Build ETU In Bassa
Johnson Liway, LINA Grand Bassa County Correspondent

BUCHANAN, October 10 (LINA) -The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Karin Landgren, has pledged the UN’s support to the construction of an Ebola Treatment Unit in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

Addressing a meeting with the Grand Bassa Ebola Task Force at UNMIL compound on Thursday, Landgren said there is a need for such a treatment center, assuring that “UNMIL will do everything in that direction.”

The UN Special Representative’s visit to Buchanan was to familiarize herself with the work of the Ebola Task Force during which she praised the group for its effort in containing the Ebola virus.

The visit also took the UN official to the offices of the Bassa Women Development Association (BAWODA) and the Liberian Government Hospital.

“We are very impressed, we’ve seen the smooth effectiveness of Superintendent (Etweeda) Cooper, the health team and Bassa Ebola Taskforce’s plans of action,” she said.

Landgren added: “I should also say that we are interested in Ebola challenges and responses more broadly. We’ve seen security problems as well as political issues, but your collective efforts will help eradicate Ebola from Liberia, and we can help,” she stressed.

In her welcome statement, Superintendent Cooper outlined the Taskforce’s constraints and challenges, and lauded the UN official for coming to Grand Bassa to acquaint herself with problems in the county.

She praised UNMIL and other contributing partners for their continuous support to the County Ebola Taskforce in the fight against the pandemic.
LINA JBL/JGT/TSS/PTK/JKW

latest headlines
U.S. Embassy Official Nudges Graduates To Believe In Self
he Economics Officer at the US Embassy here, Lilieth Whyte, has told graduates of the ‘Be The Change Academy’ Entrepreneurship Training and J ...more
Cadet Collins Departs for US West Point Military Academy
A young Liberian, Cadet Scott Amos Collins, has departed Liberia for the prestigious West Point Military Academy in the United States of America. ...more
‘Mental Disorder A Problem Globally, But Grave In Liberia’ - Macualey
The Chairman of the Liberia Chapter of the West African College of Physicians. Dr. Rose Jallah Macualey, says mental disorder is a global problem ...more
Defense Ministry Differs With Brumskine Over ‘Zogos’ Recruitment
The Defense Ministry says its attention has been drawn to the Thursday, June 22, edition of the New Democrat Newspaper under the banner headline ...more
GoL, LADA Hold Awareness On Food Safety Standards, Law
The Government of Liberia (GOL) and the Liberia Agro-Business Development Activities (LADA) have held an event aimed at creating awareness among ...more
Liberia Turns Over ECOWAS Ambassadorial Post To Togo
Liberian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Al-Hassan Conteh, has turned over the Chairmanship of ECOWAS Permanent Representati ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency