Ordinary Grand Bassa citizens have come together to present a cash donation of US$3,880 to the Liberia Government Hospital in Buchanan.
After the payment of US$350,000 from Grand Bassa’s County and Social Development Fund by the central government, the county’s Project Management Committee has now started receiving bidding documents from private companies to implements new projects.
Following the death of a Last Mile Health driver in rural Grand Bassa, county health authorities have confirmed that the Jacob Lateh Town Clinic has closed due to safety concerns from health workers.
As part of activities leading to the celebration of World Sight Day on Friday, the Liberian Government Hospital’s eye center has screened 118 persons with severe eye problems.
Two years after Grand Bassa’s public referral hospital was gutted by a fire that shut down many of its departments, the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has fully reopened to the public.
Paul Jarvan, who served as public defender in Grand Bassa for more than a decade, has resigned his post.
Although the Liberian government has a policy of providing free care at public health facilities across the country, in practice these facilities often find themselves cash strapped and out of key supplies because of the limited support from the government. A major civil society leader is now calling for the policy to be scrapped to allow health facilities to collect fees to operate more smoothly.
Family members of a woman who died in July as a result of a retained placenta after giving birth in Grand Bassa’s second district are calling for an overhaul of the country’s health system to better serve the public.