3 years ago. The Ebola Awards Ceremony which took place at the forecourt of State House was aimed at recognising deserving persons and organisations for their invaluable contributions to the fight against the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.
There are 199 awards in total, including 16 posthumous awards. The awards fall under three categories – Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Of the 16 posthumous awards conferred, 11 were given to the doctors who succumbed to the Ebola virus, including the late Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, Dr. Olivette Miranda Buck, Dr. Modupeh John Horatio Cole, Dr. Martin Salia, Dr. Victor R. Willoughby, Dr. Aiah Solomon Konoyima, Dr. Sahr Jimmy Rogers, Dr. Godfrey Alexander George, Dr. T. T. Rogers, Dr. Dauda A. B. Koroma, and Dr. Moses Michael Kargbo.