United States Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield at the head of a 10-member delegation is in Liberia for a three-day visit to assess the current state of Liberia's fight against the Ebola Virus Disease, specifically US support to the fight.
She is being accompanied by US Assistant Secretary for Defense Michael Lumpkin. While in Liberia, the US Assistant Secretary Ambassador Greenfield and delegation will today, December 3, 2014 meet with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and other high level government officials.
A Foreign Ministry release says the delegation that is on an assessment visit to Liberia will fly to Bong County to visit the US funded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Laboratory and safe burial site as well as the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU).
Ambassador Greenfield and delegation will also observe an Ebola survivors' seminar for healthcare workers at the National Police Training Academy.