PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has joined leading African businesses in supporting the African Union Support for Ebola in West Africa (ASEOWA) program.
About 1,000 African health workers have been deployed to combat Ebola in the most affected Countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
PwC, according to the Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust, will provide financial and risk management and fund administration services to the Trust, at a significant discount to their normal fees, as part of their in-kind contribution to the initiative.
The Trust’s ultimate goal is to build a resilient Africa, with the capacity to respond rapidly to pandemics, therefore, PwC’s support for the initaitive stems from its commitment to Africa’s future.
Suresh Kana, CEO of PWC Africa noted that the livelihood of West Africa region is dependent upon not only addressing the current Ebola crisis, but also on putting in place sustainable measures to prevent future outbreaks.