THE ALL SIERRA LEONE DIASPORA EBOLA CAMPAIGN FORUM: Every Saturday beginning this Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST, the All Sierra Leone Diaspora Ebola Campaign Forum will host a global teleconference forum. It is going to be a busy evening with an agenda full of information, news, analysis, and answers to the questions you have on your mind.
Here is the line-up:
Rev. Johannes George of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and Alhaji Alie Sesay of Maryland will lead us in prayers.
Ebola News Summary
Ebola Cases Updates: We will bring you news update on the Ebola crisis and an up-to-date statistics (confirmed cases, deaths, survivors, and patients) and analysis of Ebola cases.
We will have the following guests on the program:
Dr. Sulaiman Jabati Wai, Physician, Catholic Mission Hospital, Panguma, Kailahun—Connected live from Kailahun, Dr. Wai will share with us his experience as a practicing physician at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak
Mr. Amadu Masallay, Coordinator for Open Government Partnership (OGP), Government of Sierra Leone—From Maryland, Mr. Masallay will talk about government initiatives to engage the diaspora during the Ebola Campaign
Dr. Austin Demby, United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), worked with late Dr. Sheik Umar Khan at the Kenema Ebola Treatment Center—from Washington, Dr. Demby will share with us his experience at the Kenema Treatment Center and CDC’s contribution to the Ebola containment effort
Mr. Kalilu Totangi, Director of Communication, the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP)—Mr. Totangi will describe the role of the opposition in working with the government to fight Ebola
Mr. Sidie Yayah Tunis, Spokesman, Ministry of Health, Sierra Leone—Connected live from Freetown, Sierra Leone, Mr. Tunis will share information about MOH’s Ebola Campaign efforts and answer your questions
We will also bring you recorded interviews of medical practitioners, ordinary Sierra Leoneans, local leaders and government authorities on the ground in Sierra Leone.
Representatives of the following organizations will be present to share information about their Ebola Campaign efforts:
Ms. Yolanda Thompson, Esq.—Diaspora Response to Ebola
Mr. Ahmed Kargbo–Ebola Action Plan
Mr. Momoh Vandi–Tegloma USA
Fr. Johanness Goerge–Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Note that our listening audience will have the opportunity to ask our guests questions. See our call in numbers for your local area and access code included below or attached to this email/post.
Moderator and Co-host