Amb. Sulunteh Speaks to Harvard Medical School on ‘Challenges of Ebola Outbreak in Liberia’

first_imgLiberia’s Ambassador to Washington, Mr. Jeremiah C. Sulunteh, is expected to speak at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts (MA), USA, on Thursday, January 29.Ambassador Sulunteh, who will be the first speaker to deliver the formal opening address at a three-day symposium, will speak on the Challenges of the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia.Following the Ambassador will be the Health Minister of Burkina Faso, Mr. Lene Sebgo, who, too, will deliver another opening statement.The three-day conference on the theme, ”Global Response to Emerging Infections”, will be held in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School.The Ambassador might have a lot to say as Liberia is one of the three nations hardest hit by the deadly Ebola virus disease, which is now on the wane in Liberia.During the height of the Ebola crisis last year, his mission mobilized some of the biggest relief aids sent to Liberia to cater for patients and health workers.The three-day event, according to the organizers, will bring together top scholars and boots-on-the-ground practitioners in the fields of crisis leadership, epidemiology, humanitarian, and disaster medicine for an up-to-date symposium on emerging infections and threats to global health.Amb. Sulunteh will also use the occasion to visit UMASS in Worcester, MA for a tour and hopes to meet there with a large Liberian population.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Baze suspended for drinking

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Baze rode one winner in 10 races in the first three days of the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita. He suffered through a terrible season at Del Mar while battling an eating disorder that Puhich said left the jockey weak. The suspension cost Baze the chance to ride Leprechaun Kid, who got second-place money with replacement David Flores in the $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Handicap at Santa Anita on Sunday. Kevin Modesti, (818) [email protected] ARCADIA – Jockey Tyler Baze was removed from his mounts on an important card at Santa Anita on Sunday after being suspended for failing a breath-alcohol test when he went to Indiana to ride on Saturday. Stewards at Hoosier Park said Baze exceeded the .05-percent limit in the breath test given daily to Indiana racing license-holders. They gave Baze a seven-day suspension that could be adjusted after a hearing. California honors suspensions handed down in other states. center_img Baze’s agent said the 22-year-old had been recovering from flu and drank so he could sleep on the flight to Indiana. “He had a Bloody Mary on the airplane, and I think he had a beer,” agent Ivan Puhich said. “(Fellow jockey) Felipe Martinez told his agent that Tyler wasn’t drunk. But I said, ‘They have rules, and Tyler broke them. You have to play by the rules.’ ” last_img read more

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