Police in Gbarnga are investigating Beatrice Moses, 35, for kidnapping a day-old infant from the maternal wards at the C.B. Dunbar Maternal Hospital in Gbarnga.
Mob violence thrives in Liberia partly because of a weak justice system. Crowded prisons, poor police gathering of evidence, and corruption can often mean that criminals are released without bearing the consequences required by the law.
Bong’s Sen. Henrique Tokpa has begun to distribute medical supplies and equipment worth US$350,000 to hospitals and clinics in Bong.
A Bong citizen living in the U.S. state of Minnesota has donated an assortment of medical supplies and used clothing for distribution to health posts in Bong.
The mental health coordinator for Bong, A. Dakemue Kollie, has underscored the need for adequate support for mental health programs in the county.
The head of the Liberia Fistula Project, Dr. John Mulbah, has disclosed that 105 women underwent fistula surgery in 2016.
The communication director at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Sorbor George, has disclosed that the Health Ministry is working to procure a new generator for the C.B. Dunbar Hospital, which was shut down due to the lack of electricity.
After experiencing several months of power shortages, the administration of the C. B. Dunbar Hospital has shut its doors to patients seeking medical attention at the Gbarnga hospital.