Shabait.com (Asmara)

22 August 2014

Eritrea: Seminar Conducted in Massawa City As Regards Ebola Disease

Asmara — A seminar was conducted in the port city of Massawa as regards raising awareness of health professionals pertaining to the Ebola disease.

In the course of the seminar conducted from August 16 to 18, extensive briefings focusing on the disease were given to the participants.

The seminar was aimed at conducting extensive promotional activity to citizens targeting the disease and on precautionary steps through raising the awareness of health professionals.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Yohannes Tekeste, head of the Health Ministry's branch in the Northern Red Sea region, indicated that the Ministry, in collaboration with stakeholders, is exerting commendable effort with a view to combating communicable diseases in general. He also noted the dire consequences of the Ebola disease and stressed the need to mount more endeavors to this end.

Similar seminars would be organized to fishermen living in seashores and islands, as well as the inhabitants in general pertaining to the disease.

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