The “Liberian Trailblazers” series profiles exceptional Liberians and the work they do. The Bush Chicken spoke with Rev. Kenety Gee, Co-Founder and President of the Chicago Global Health Alliance, regarding the current initiatives his organization has underway.
Liberia’s weak law enforcement capacity, porous borders, and its proximity to major drug transit routes have contributed to an increase in drug trafficking, according to the 2015 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report published by the United States State Department.
Recently, Liberia has been swamped by rumors of renewed Ebola outbreak after more than 75 days of being declared of the epidemic by the World Health Organization.
The head of Liberia’s Incident Management System, Tolbert Nyenswah, has issued a health and travel alert to all Liberians going to neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Last year, Time magazine’s Person of the Year honor told the stories of dozens of courageous men and women on the front lines in the battle against Ebola. I’d like to tell you the story of one more: Janet Teasley, a registered nurse from Chicago who risked it all to help her people “back home” in Liberia.
Lydia Sherman, the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, has expressed frustration with some non-governmental organizations for their non-compliance with regards to the children orphaned by Ebola.
The Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama commended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the 47th Economic Community of West African States session, on Tuesday, for her successful fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.
Last weekend, nurses in Nimba joined their colleagues in Liberia and throughout the world over to celebrate International Nurses Day.