West Point Women Committed To “Ebola Must Go” Campaign
The West Point Women Health and Development Organization has committed itself to the President’s Ebola Must Go Campaign which aims at achieving zero Ebola infection in the country come December 31, 2014.
The group through its president, Madam Nelly Cooper, said there is a need for every Liberian to join the fight against the deadly Ebola virus adding that it is not only a government’s thing but rather a fight that requires collective efforts if Liberia must win.
She said in an effort to buttress the President’s Ebola Must Go Campaign, the West Point Women Health and Development Organization has trained one hundred and twenty volunteers to carry out awareness and also twelve peer counselors have been trained and assigned in the Township of West Point.
According to the head of the West Point Women Health and Development Organization, the group is currently providing assistance to children who lost their parents from the deadly Ebola virus in the Township of West Point and other neighboring communities.
In order to provide home care for those children who lost their families from the deadly virus, the group has trained about three hundred women on home care services and other basis skills while about seventy-five women are members of the West Point women Intensive Ebola Project organized by the West Point Women Health and Development Organization.
Meanwhile, the group is expected to distribute several bags of rice to families who were affected by the Ebola virus as part of the Organization’s way of identifying with Ebola survivors and other homes that were quarantined in the Township of West Point.