The Government of Liberia has commenced the training of 3,000 additional officers for deployment at its borders.
Dr. Rick Sacra, a missionary and Ebola survivor, says Liberia needs family physicians. During a brief stay in Liberia after overcoming his encounter with Ebola, Sacra spoke about his efforts to start a family practice residency program. He also provided insights on how the Ebola outbreak had devastated the health sector.
Liberia’s ambassador to the United States, Jeremiah Sulunteh, has provided 150 Ebola care and preventive kits to residents of Margibi.
Liberia has gone 25 days without any new Ebola case reported in its second countdown to being declared Ebola-free.
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.