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Liberian schools get 15,000 anti-Ebola thermometers

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(elbcradio.com/Liberia/Feb. 3, 2015)-Over 15,000 thermometers have been brought into Liberia for distribution among the various schools throughout the country.

Deputy Education Minister for Administration, Ramses Kumbuyah, made the disclosure Monday, February 2, 2015 at the start of the distribution of Ebola preventive materials to public and private schools in Monrovia.

Minister Kumbuyah said: “The Ministry, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, local and international partners, have developed and published a “School Safety Protocol,” and hygiene kits to also be distributed among public and private schools.

He further disclosed that the ministry received the materials through a commitment from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

The Deputy Education Minister made the disclosure over the weekend at the Information Ministry’s regular Ebola Press conference in Monrovia.

The Education Ministry official added: “The anti-Ebola materials, including buckets with faucets, chlorine, soap and thermometers, are intended to enhance Ebola preventive campaigns at various schools in Liberia.”

 


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