Category Archives: Health

Ebola Resurfaces As Health Authorities Urges Calm Among Citizens

Reports emanating from northern Liberia have it that, a bat infected with the deadly Ebola virus has been quarantined within the Bombia district in neighboring Sierra Leone. According to an ELBC correspondent in Lofa County, the deadly virus was quickly identified by the Sierra Leonean health team in its bordering district with Liberia. Minutes after the discovery of the virus,

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Liberian Red Cross Donates Non-Food Items To Flood Affected People

The Liberian Red Cross Society in conjunction with the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) arrived in lower Margibi County with assorted non-food items for onsite distribution to internally displaced people as a result of heavy flooding in the area. “Our staff and volunteers are currently on the ground aiding the response effort and conducting details assessment. The humanitarian challenges on

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US$16,000 Worth Of Medical Equipment Donated

At least US$16,000.00 worth of medical equipment has been donated to clinics within Montserrado County. The materials which comprised Hospital’s Stretchers, Defibrillators, Anesthesia Machines, Patient Monitors, Sterilizers, EKG/ECG Machines, Surgical Tables, Blanket and Fluid Warmers among others were offered to four clinics in District # 17, Montserrado County. Speaking during the distribution exercise over the weekend, Montserrado County Representative, Hanson

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UL To Establish School Of Public Health

Authorities of the state-run University of Liberia (UL) on Thursday, June 28, 2018, held a stakeholders meeting over the establishment of three health programs at the institution. The three programs, namely: Certificate in Health System Leadership and Management (CHSLM), a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BScPH) and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) with focal areas, were approved by

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Montserrado, Margibi Dogs ‘Infected’ With Rabies…Over 2,000 Human Exposures Reported

One Health Coordination Platform has disclosed that dogs in Liberia have been infected with Canine Rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease, transmitted from an infected/rabid animal. Licks on open sores and scratches from infected animals may also pose a risk to developing rabies. Headed by Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor, One Health Coordination Platform is inclusive of the

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