A midwifery school that was created to address the high rate of maternal mortality in southeastern Liberia is not operational this year due to the lack of government support.
The Rotary Club of Monrovia, during the week of August 26th, welcomed Brian Jonson, President of the Rotary Club of Marlow. The highlight of the week was the commissioning of a medical-grade oxygen plant at the ELWA Hospital in Monrovia.
Normal operations at the Health Ministry resumed after several days of power outage paralyzed the main complex.
More than 400 mental health patients in Nimba will lose access to regular treatments if support is not provided to sustain the mental health care services at the Ganta United Methodist Hospital, according to the hospital’s administration.
When Lawrence Mulbah’s wife went into labor a few months ago, he took her to the Bong Mines Hospital. However, his experience at the hospital left him frustrated with the state of the health facility, as he was forced to buy everything that was needed for the delivery, including the gloves used by the staff.
The coordinator of the Grand Bassa County Service Center, Mac Willie, says the service center has not issued birth certificates for almost a year due to damaged equipment.
It was in June of 2014 that the deadly Ebola virus entered Liberia for the first time, spurring an epidemic that killed several 4,800 Liberians.
The Ministry of Health along with partners has ended a two-day sensitization workshop in Buchanan focused on adopting an early childhood development framework for helping children survive and thrive.