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 chief medical officer of Liberia, Dr. Francis Kateh, said Liberia scored an ‘F’ in a recent simulation of the country’s resilience and preparedness to handle another Ebola epidemic.
President George Weah has ordered Gabriel Mills, a videographer working for the Executive Mansion, flown to Cote D’Ivoire for advanced medical treatment for injuries sustained in a fatal motor accident involving a vehicle in the presidential motorcade, carrying members of the Executive Mansion press team on Sunday.
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.
Several health posts in Bong have received medical supplies from Dennis Garsinii, a U.S.-based Bong citizen.
Police in Gbarnga are currently in search of a woman, Janes Joe (Nyamah Joe), who allegedly set ablaze her fiancé’s home, resulting in the death of her future mother-in-law.
Some citizens of Gbarnga late Sunday evening arrested a fleeing murderer, Moses Porkpah, after nearly three months of an intensive hunt for him.
The executive officer of the 23rd Infantry Brigade at Camp Schieffelin, Captain Francis Gbodi, has apologized to citizens of Wainsue for what he said was brutality meted against them by members of the Armed Forces of Liberia on Saturday.