Via the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare: Congolese Medical Team Arrives In Liberia...Pledges To Work With Liberia Medical Professionals in Fighting Ebola. Excerpt:
A five man medical team from the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Liberia with a pledge to help Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The five man team headed by Professor Doctor Muyembe Fafum Jean Jacques, Coordinator of the Ebola Control Team in DR. Congo arrived in the country on Friday, August 22, 2014 on board Delta Airlines.
The delegation that includes two medical doctors and other experts along with two journalists was received upon arrival on behalf of the Liberian Government by the Chief of Protocol of the Republic of Liberia, Hon. Rufus Neufville.
Speaking at a brief welcoming ceremony at the Roberts International Airport, Professor Dr. Jean Jacques disclosed that the team is in Liberia to support the country’s medical professionals and share their experiences. He noted that Liberia is affected with a strange virus which is well known in D.R. Congo, that’s why President Kabila Kanbage has decided to send the team to work with the Liberian Government in fighting the deadly Ebola virus and restore tranquility and normality to Liberia.