By John McDevitt
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An Ebola education workshop was held Saturday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for medical professionals and the Liberian community in the region.READ MORE: Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete
CHOP is one of several pediatric hospitals in the United States designated to provide medical care to someone who possibly contracts the Ebola virus.READ MORE: Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
The hospital partnered with FELMAUSA Mission to Liberia. Joe Sackor is the chairman on the medical mission team. He says there is still fear about Ebola and education is one of the best tools in fighting it.
“The education aspect to tell our fellow Liberians that this is Ebola and this is how you get infected,” Sackor says. “And that information will also then be transmitted to various recommended communities.”MORE NEWS: 'Sad Day In The Rescue World': Animal Advocates Fear Proposed Legislation Would Force Dog Owners To Give Up Pets
Training sessions among health care workers were conducted. Trends on the current outbreak and strategies on providing safe medical care were discussed.