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If last year is anything to go by, thousands of runners, walkers and wheelchair participants are expected to converge at the University of the West Indies for the fifth staging of the CB Group-UWI 5K on Sunday, November 13, starting at 7 a.m. sharp.The event, which was established to support the University of the West Indies Scholarship Fund to assist students with their tertiary education has again received the commitment from the CB Group as the title sponsor. Also on board are corporate sponsors National Baking Company, Scotiabank, Port Authority, Proven Investments, Mayberry Investments, Rainforest Seafood, the European Union, Island Grill, Sun Bloc, Power 106, The Pegasus hotel, Dunlop Corbin, and Running Events.SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYAccording to Pro Vice-Chancellor Archibald McDonald, principal, UWI Mona Campus, the annual event is a part of the university’s continued commitment to its social responsibility as the leading tertiary institution in the areas of education and sports. He is also optimistic that this year’s event will exceed the ambitious $20 million target.A special feature of the annual event is an award which is presented to a Jamaican who has given outstanding and dedicated service to sports. This year, the award will be presented to International Netball Association president Molly Rhone.McDonald has praised Rhone for her work in netball.”The University is proud to honour Molly Rhone for her tremendous contribution to netball. She is a national treasure,” McDonald said.The annual fundraiser, which is again under the professional direction of Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis of Running Events Jamaica, last year attracted more than 4,000 participants and raised $10.5 million.Participants who wish to study the route ahead of time may visit the website at www.uwi5k.com.jm. Entry fee is $1,000 and registration is now open at www.runningevents.jc.com or at the UWI sports department.
Nigerian health professionals comprising Epidemiologists, Physicians, Nurses, Laboratory Technologists, Laboratory Scientists, Data Managers, and Psycho-social Professionals, among others are expected to arrive in Liberia tomorrow.According to a statement from the Nigerian Embassy near Monrovia, the contingent of health specialists is coming under the auspices of the African Union Support to the fight against Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA).The Nigerian volunteers are expected to be in Liberia for three months, during which time, it is believed that the disease will be contained, treated and eradicated from the country.Their mandate will include local capacity building and aiding in the restoration of full medical services at the JFK Medical Center in Monrovia.The statement also emphasized Nigeria’s commitment to standing by Liberia in its time of need.The Nigerian group will be led by Dr. Joshua Obasanya of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (CDC).Dr. Obasanya is currently the Deputy Head of Mission for ASEOWA under Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Julius Oketta, and he (Obasanya) will be in charge of the ASEOWA team in Liberia.Dr. Obasanya was part of the group of experts that effectively eradicated the Ebola disease in Nigeria.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)