Amid the recent crash that involved Montserrado’s 15th district representative, Adolph Lawrence, road safety insiders are drawing attention to the nation’s stalled efforts to begin implementing a National Road Safety Action plan that was launched in October 2018.
The Liberian National Police has confirmed that Montserrado’s 15th district representative, Adolph Lawrence, died in a car crash on Sunday night near Tower Hill on the Roberts International Airport highway.
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.
Following the announcement that Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, would step down from his position on February 1 after more than six years in office, the Bank’s board of executive directors met on January 9 to discuss the selection process of the next president.
Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer, has made an appeal to the World Health Organization help the country address a financial gap he says the country’s health sector is faced with.
Mental health stakeholders have been intensifying their efforts to train qualified professionals to provide better mental health care to Liberians across the country.
Stakeholders in the mental health sector have launched an awareness campaign to reduce the discrimination and stigma against persons with epilepsy.
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.