The chief medical officer of Liberia, Dr. Francis Kateh, said Liberia scored an ‘F’ in a recent simulation of the country’s resilience and preparedness to handle another Ebola epidemic.
Eighteen health workers have begun receiving training in child and adolescent mental health at the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery in Zwedru.
At least seven persons from Gorr Town in Grand Bassa’s first district have come down with diarrhea as a result of the lack of a clean source of water for drinking.
The Firestone Liberia Medical Services has accepted five new postgraduate medical doctors for a six-month intensive internship program at its Du-Side Hospital.
In the wake of alarming drug shortage at public health facilities across the country, Margibi’s second district lawmaker, Ivar Jones, has donated essential medical drugs to four recognized public health facilities in the district.
A presidential team has visited the cash strapped Liberian Government Hospital and made donations that offered temporary relief to the hospital.
Children Surgery International, a Minnesota-based non-profit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services for underprivileged children around the world, has ended its ninth visit to Liberia and eighth free surgical mission at the Firestone-run Du-side Medical Hospital.
The only government referral hospital in Grand Bassa is expected to shut down due to lack of financial support by the central government.