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55 Religious Leaders Train In Ebola Prevention Methods
By D. Ignatius Roberts, LINA Grand Cape Mount County Corresponde
ROBERTSPORT, October 19 (LINA) – Fifty-five Pastors and Imams have undergone training in Ebola prevention to spread anti-Ebola messages among their congregations.
The Grand Cape Mount County Health Team (CHT) in collaboration with the County Ebola Task Force (CETF) provided the training, according to the chairman of CETF, Imam Mohammed Paasewe.
He told the Liberia News Agency that the training will empower the Imams and Pastors to undertake Ebola sensitization campaigns in their places of worship to educate the people on the danger of the virus.
Imam Paasewe said the time has come for the religious community in the county get involved by preaching Ebola prevention messages to their congregations.
Paasewe, who is also the County Superintendent, said the one-day training held in Robertsport brought together 35 Imams and 20 Pastors.