The meeting which is being convened under the auspices of Nimba County Health Team with support from the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is bringing together security and health officers of both countries to work in the interest of the common good of the people.
Christopher Marsh, program director for civilian protection of DRC told this paper that the purpose of the meeting is to strengthen the security sector and give them the adequate knowledge about the sprees of Ebola in the countries.
He said DRC has early taken some officers of the bureau of immigration and naturalization to Dieckev in Guinea for interstate awareness meeting with authorities of the both countries.
He said the meetings put in place some structures that will monitor the flow of people from both countries to observe the prevention of Ebola. He however emphasis that the Ganta`s meeting was their second meeting with the security authorities of both countries.
The program director for civilian protection of DRC told reporters that his institution plans to target to work with the security of the both countries along the border lines to control the spread of communicable diseases and people for proper prevention of Ebola, because many citizens are going cross border to trade.
Marsh said even though Ebola is one of the major deceases, but they are also training people about other communicable diseases to be controlled accordingly.
He said their concern is to draw the attention of people in the security sector because they are interacting directly with the communities along the borderlines, and he is also asking them in the training to give the awareness that they will see the clear picture of the outbreak and danger of the sickness.
Marsh is encouraging the borderline communities to respect the training and the documentation made during the training.
By Kpayelee W. Johnson