Ebola: Community embraces campaign

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 29th, 2014

Residents of Ojodu in Lagos have pledged to be hygienic to prevent the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

They flocked thronged the Ojodu community in Ojodu Local Council Development Area,  Public Health Centre to participate in a campaign organised by the World Health Committee (WHC) in the area.

The health educator, Mrs Bola Faleke, explained and demonstrated to them, ways of preventing Ebola, stressing the importance of hand washing with sanitisers and avoidance of victims.

The committee’s chairman, Mr Adebowale Adaranijo, said the campaign was aimed at sensitising the grassroots about the disease and ways of preventing its spread.

The Chief Matron, Ojodu Public Health Centre (PHC), Mrs Toyin Bowale, advised residents to promptly take any one suspected to have the disease to hospital.

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