Slovakia to provide further financial help in fighting Ebola

Bratislava, Oct 26 (IANS) Slovakia planned to provide some 90,000 euros ($114,000) to countries affected by Ebola to help with the construction of field hospitals, foreign ministry said Saturday.

“It’s for tents, beds, sheets, lighting, towels, generators, sinks and toilets,” Xinhua quoted Peter Susko, head of the press department at Slovak foreign ministry, as saying.
The plan was initiated by Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, who asked other ministries to draft options of potential aid in the fight against Ebola, said Susko.
Slovakia first provided financial help of 15,000 euros ($19,000) from the development aid programme in mid-September to fight against Ebola via the World Health Organisation.