Published: Thursday, 30 April 2015 16:20
On Tuesday 14th April 2015, the Sierra Leone Indigenous Traditional Healers Union (SLITHU) with support from FOCUS 1000 organized a day workshop on the theme “Getting and Maintaining Zero Ebola Cases” at Big Time Hall Poyo Bar Cabala Town. The workshop attracted over 300 categories of Traditional Healers in both Western Urban and Rural including Sowes, Sokos, Ojeh, Porohs, and Herbalists etc…
The purpose of the workshop was for Traditional Healers to brainstorm on way forward in achieving and maintaining zero Ebola cases in their various communities. Leaders of each category of Traditional Healers pledged a sign of their commitment to achieve and maintain zero Ebola cases in avoiding and touching the sick. Representatives from W.H.O, NERC, ISLAG/CHRISTAG and CEO FOCUS 1000 were in attendance.
In another Development ISLAG and CHRISTAG in collaboration with FOCUS 1000 have organized a national Symposium on the theme ’Getting and Maintaining Zero Ebola case in Sierra Leone, on Wednesday 15th April 2015, at the Maitta Conference Hall, Youyi Building for Various Stakeholders including Traditional Healers, Tribal Heads, Market Women etc. The major objective of the meeting was to discuss and adopt strategies for getting to and maintaining zero Ebola cases. The Symposium was chaired by Alhaji UNS Jah National Chairman ISLAG/CHRITAG/FOCUS 1000. Several Statements were delivered by the CEO FOCUS 1000, The National Coordinators CHRISTAG/ISLAG, NERC, UNICEF, MSWGCA. The ceremony was official opened by the Special Adviser to the President Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo who was representing the Honourable Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh