The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Miatta Kargbo and Team has concluded a one day Mano River Union (MRU) Ministers of Health Meeting in Conakry, Guinea to strengthen collaboration, communication and coordination in the fight against the spread of the Ebola disease.
The meeting which attracted the four countries Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast resolved for a planned cross-border meetings at Geukedu in Guinea, and Kailahun in Sierra Leone.
Plans are also underway for a West African Regional Meeting to be held in Accra, Ghana following deliberations from the Conakry MRU Meeting and the concerns of governments in the West African sub region to contain the disease. Meanwhile, the government of Guinea has in a way of sisterly solidarity made an invaluable gesture to the government and people of Sierra Leone with the donation of Personal Protective Equipment, Chlorine, Sanitizers and other necessary items to demonstrate their solidarity and commitment to the task. Main highlights of the meeting were the signing of the Conakry Declaration of Commitment by Member States to address the prevailing situation.