Category Archives: Health

Liberia Concludes Joint Review Of Global Fund Supported Programs

The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health (MOH) Program Coordinating Unit (PCU) of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (TGF) has concluded a Joint Review of the Fund’s supported programs in the country. The review meeting was organized on October 18, 2018 at the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control Program (NLTCP) in the Congo Town,

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Mental Illness Will Cost the World USD $16 Trillion by 2030 – New Lancet Report

A new Lancet Commission report on mental health released in Monrovia says that mental disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030. The economic cost is primarily due to the early onset of mental illness and lost productivity, with an estimated 12 billion working days lost due

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Liberia Craves ‘Win-Win’ Partnership With Mercy Ships

Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah has lauded one of the world’s largest nongovernmental hospital ships for its humanitarian outreach to Liberia and called for a ‘win-win’ partnership between Liberia and the medical entity. “We heard about the good works of Mercy Ships, and it is a brilliant idea to have you contributing to the building of our health capacity and

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VP Howard-Taylor Urges the Training of More Health Practitioners

Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor has proposed the training of Liberian technicians in the operation of the DNA machine recently donated to the Government of Liberia by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). According to VP Howard-Taylor, while Government welcomes the donation of such useful instrument, she has received information that the machine is not in use owing

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Determination and Guts – NDS Delivers Lifesaving Medicine Nationwide

It is often said, “where there is a will there is a way”. The National Drugs Service fed on this mantra to pull an impossible streak of consistency in delivering life-saving medicine across the country especially during the rainy season. In furtherance of the President’s Pro-poor agenda, the National Drug Service now the Central Medical Stores is determined to ensure

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AEL Remains Committed Providing Safe Drinking Water In Bong -Says Omega Binda

The Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) says it remains committed in the provisions of safe drinking water for residents of Zota District and other parts of Bong County. AEL is the largest network of churches and agencies of Evangelical affiliation in Liberia responding to human need with spiritual guidance, compassion and practical care. Its vision is a Liberian Church

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Women For Africa Foundation To Carry Out Free Fistula Surgery In Liberia

A team of medical practitioners from the Spanish Foundation, Women for Africa is expected to arrive in Liberia between 26 October 26 to November 3, 2018 to perform free surgical operations on several women and young girls who suffer from fistula discomfort. Fistula is a condition of permanent urine leakage which is common among women and young girls in Africa.

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