Freetown, Jan, 27, 2015 (MOHS)
Lemon Aid fund, a humanitarian Non-governmental Organization in collaboration with kids Around the World has donated one hundred cartons of assorted food items to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation at the fore-court of Youyi Building in Freetown.
The donation was to support and complement government’s effort in the fight against Ebola, and to boost the Nutritional status of Ebola patients.
Making the donation, the Project Manager, Lemon Aid Fund, Mrs. Frances Browne said the humanitarian gesture was meant to identify themselves with the Ebola crisis in the country and to Aid Ebola patients in the Ministry’s Health facilities.
She Lauded the Ministry and the government for the strides taken to contain the Epidemic and on behalf of her organization promised to render more future assistance.
Mrs. Browne said the gifts were put together by children around the world to help in the fight against Ebola in the country.
The Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brima Kargbo and the Permanent Secretary Mr. David Banya, Ministry of Health and Sanitation thanked the donors for the gifts noting that Nutrition is an important element for Ebola patients to survive the Ebola virus Disease.
They assured the donors that the gifts would be used judiciously for the intended purpose and until the country records Zero Infection rate.
Making the final courtesies, the Chief Nursing Officer, Matron Hossinatu Kanu said as a Directorate with the largest workforce, pledged on behalf of all the Nurses to be more committed in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease, and looks forward to strengthening the relationship between the Ministry, Kids Around the World and Lemon Aid fund for posterity.