A midwifery school that was created to address the high rate of maternal mortality in southeastern Liberia is not operational this year due to the lack of government support.
Eighteen health workers have begun receiving training in child and adolescent mental health at the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery in Zwedru.
There is now a sign of relief for commuters between Ganta, Nimba and Zwedru in Grand Gedeh as the government has announced a new financing agreement to pave the corridor.
Amid growing pressure for the government to establish a war crimes court to prosecute atrocities committed during the country’s 14-year civil war, citizens of Tuzon, the hometown of slain President Samuel Kanyan Doe in Grand Gedeh, have condemned the calls.
Citizens of Blown’s Town in Gbarzon Statutory District, Grand Gedeh County, have donated 17 acres or 2.5 lots of land weeks ago to a local and non-governmental organization called People United Against Poverty. PUAP, based in Monrovia, will construct modern mission facilities comprising of residential and academic buildings, chapels, dormitories, clinics, and offices.
At least four Ivorians and two Burkinabe are in the custody of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization for illegally entering Liberia through a Grand Gedeh border.