Bong’s Sen. Henrique Tokpa has begun to distribute medical supplies and equipment worth US$350,000 to hospitals and clinics in Bong.
Several health posts in Bong have received medical supplies from Dennis Garsinii, a U.S.-based Bong citizen.
Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah paid a one-day working visit to River Cess on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, to assess the impact of the Community Health Assistant program established four years ago.
New mothers at the ELWA and Redemption Hospitals were recipients of cash donations from Glamorous Girls, a group of Liberian women residing in the United States during the holiday season.
Representatives of communities affected by the logging activities of the EJ&J Investment Corporation met on Friday, January 4, 2019, to break grounds for the construction of an eight-bed clinic.
On Tuesday, December 18, the government decided to waive medical bills totaling L$1,628,725 (US$10,308) for 35 patients at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center.
Margibi, Liberia’s sixth most populous county, now ranks second behind Montserrado in maternal mortality, after reporting that 28 infants and 7 pregnant women died between January and August this year.
A new survey report on the success of combating the Ebola virus disease in Liberia has underscored the need for active community participation to improve future health systems in the country.