Friday, 9 January 2009

Health experts to sensitize communities on Ebola

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare yesterday sent a team of experts in five regions that border the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to sensitize Tanzanians over the outbreak of ebola fever that erupted in Congo December last year.

The Principal Communication Officer with the ministry Mr Nsachris Mwamwaja told the 'Daily News' that the experts were sent to Kigoma, Rukwa, Mbeya, Kagera and Mwanza regions which were at great risk of contracting Ebola. “The main task of these experts will be to educate people over the disease on what it is, its causes, symptoms and preventive measures.

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