The Liberia Crusaders for Peace or LCP, a local Non-governmental organization has begun a life skills development and empowerment program for adolescents and young people in Nimba and Grand Bassa counties.
In an effort to strengthen the health system of Liberia, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia is currently conducting a three-day annual review of its activities in Buchanan, Grand Bassa.
Within Liberian circles on social media in recent weeks, a UNICEF report published last year has resurfaced, claiming that Liberia tops the list of countries with the highest proportion of out-of-school children. Are there really more children out of school in Liberia, a peaceful country, than in Afghanistan and South Sudan, both countries that are actively involved in civil conflicts?
The Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, with support from the Economic Community of West African States, has provided assorted food and supplies as well as LD $2,500 (US $25) each to survivors and orphans of Ebola in five of Liberia’s 15 counties.
More than 1,000 residents of Paynesville benefitted from free health care services over the weekend.
The principal of the Robert Stanley Caufield High School says the visit of the United States first lady is a boost to his institution.
In observance of the day of the African Child, two rights groups called for justice in the case involving the death of two children at the end of last year.
The Ministry of Health’s Mental Health Unit, along with international and local partners, recently met in Gbarnga to validate Liberia’s 2016-2021 strategic plan for mental health.