Gambia Health Ministry intensifies awareness on Ebola Emergency Response.
At the end of a three-day capacity building exercise for the North Bank West Regional Rapid Response Team on Ebola and other public health emergencies, held in Essau in the North Bank Region, Gambia,
The Programme Manager for National Disease Control at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Sana Sambou has called on the regional Rapid Response Team (RRT) to be vigilant and proactive in strengthening public awareness on Ebola and other public health diseases, noting that RRT should promote networking and communication, as it enhances information-sharing.
Sambou used the moment to call on the regional team and health facilities to ensure proper management of supplies and equipment to enhance effective servce delivery, adding that RRT should be mindful of risk and safety management during public health emergencies, in order to enhance service delivery.
Sutayring Drammeh, Regional Health Director for North Bank West Health Region, thanked the WHO for complementing the government efforts in strengthening the health surveillance system and further called on stakeholders to promote partnership and networking in accelerating the national response.