Via Radio Okapi: Ebola in Beni: David Gressly congratulates the government "for the quick response." The Google translation:
Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, David Gressly congratulates the Congolese government for the rapid response it provides in the response to Ebola Virus Disease declared in the Mangina health area in the health of Mabalako, territory of Beni, in North Kivu Province.
"I came to accompany the Minister of Health to organize the response. I would like to congratulate the government for this quick response. He came with teams. We will visit Mangina. All this means that the response is already under way. MONUSCO will accompany this response. We will give mainly logistical assistance. If there is a need for support on the security side, we will do it. We are here to listen, to receive the needs and after all these details, we will begin the implementation of our support," said David Gressly when he arrived in Beni.
A joint government-MONUSCO delegation led by the Minister of Health and the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC arrived Thursday (August 2nd) in Beni. This mission is part of the response to the outbreak of Ebola declared in the Beni territory.