In a nationwide address on Wednesday, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urged Liberians to always unite in the midst of challenges, as the country had done during the Ebola crisis. She used the speech to outline efforts to maintain Liberia’s progress against Ebola. She also summarized her post-Ebola recovery strategy.
The Ministry of Health has reported another suspected Ebola case in the densely populated Clara town community on the Bushrod Island.
Liberia’s hope of being declared Ebola-free was dashed on March 20 when a female tested positive for the virus.
On this World Water Day, we aim to showcase the water crises that ordinary Liberians experience. Water shortage has been a problem over the years in one of the most densely populated communities in Monrovia. The Neeganbo community located within Fiamah, Sinkor has a population of approximately 4,000 residents, majority of whom are young people, particularly children.
As the Ebola virus leaves Liberia, community radios have been praised for their efforts in combatting the virus.
In Liberia, it is a common rumor that people have Down Syndrome because of witchcraft or their mother’s unfaithfulness. These rumors are all wrong. Down Syndrome is a genetic condition which is caused when a random error occurs during cell division that results in an extra copy of chromosome 21.
The C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County has benefitted from an assortment of medical supplies from the Margibi Association of America.
The Deputy Incident Manager of the Incident Management Team, says that for Liberia to maintain zero new Ebola cases, health protocols must be strictly adhered to at all of Liberia’s borders.