After reports emerged of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Sierra Leone, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia says it is monitoring the situation.
Authorities in Sierra Leone have banned the entry of animals, especially goats and sheep, from Guinea and Liberia.
The recent appointment of Sai Wata Camanor as the chief medical officer of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center has been marred by controversy.
Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer, has made an appeal to the World Health Organization help the country address a financial gap he says the country’s health sector is faced with.
The National Aids Commission, in partnership with the Margibi County Health Team, has trained peer educators who will conduct one-on-one community awareness to encourage the youth to get tested.
In the wake of rumors circulating in the public of two cases of the deadly Ebola virus in the country, health authorities have dismissed the reports.
The Liberia National Police has taken the responsibility to provide further medical treatment for Helena Nimely, the victim of a recent police operation to disperse angry protestors.
The Nimba County Health Team has dedicated additions to two health facilities in Yarwein Mehnsonnoh and Gbeh-lay Geh Statutory Districts.