- Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Saudi Arabia donates $ 35 million to West African States
in order to combat Ebola
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud donated US $ 35 million to West African States in order to combat the epidemic of Ebola.
The President of the Islamic Development Bank, Dr. Ahmad Ali, that the fight against Ebola program presented by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and executed by the Islamic Development Bank, and that includes providing schools with sensors thermal and means of screening and medical screening allows identification of the injured, early response to treatment, and to prevent “by God permission” the transmission of them. The minister said that when the supply of this equipment will be the governments of the countries concerned can open schools for the current school year, after enabling each school of the possibility of a preliminary examination for pupils at the school to make sure of their safety, and thus reassure parents and students for the safety of their sons and daughters when they go to school. He added that the program includes supplying transport stations of all types of airports, stations, railways, stations and public transport buses, sensors thermal and means of screening and medical screening, allows identifying the infected and early response to treatment, and establishing specialized treatment centers, one center in each of the three countries exacerbated the epidemic, which are Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, in order to support serving the cases of suspects, especially of the school pioneers, hospitals, stations, public transport, and follow her from gathering places prone to socialize with wounded, conveys the suspects to thesecenters to complete the tests, and convey the injured were taken to specialized centers for treatment.
Said Dr. Ahmed Ali “The program includes establishing specialized treatment center in the Republic of Mali, where the epidemic appeared but not spread, and this center is to strengthen the capacity of health authorities in Mali to counter any future cases of epidemic.”