US Embassy official in Liberia calls for urgent prioritizing of the health sector

US Embassy official in Liberia calls for urgent prioritizing of the health sector

Along with a huge amount of investment from the USA, in the direction of improvement of the health systems of the country with additionally supporting health education, the officer in charge of affairs in the US Embassy near Monrovia has said that there is a dire need to prioritize the health sector so that future…

Nigerian politicians ask Liberian government to step up health sector efforts

Nigerian politicians ask Liberian government to step up health sector efforts

According to a Liberian delegation’s report to the ECOWAS parliament, Liberia is a nation that is significantly dependent on foreign money, with 71% of overall health expenditures coming from external sources, 7% from local sources, and the remainder from people. The Liberian Health Sector, on the other hand, has a number of initiatives in the…

Pharmaceutical Association of Liberia says it is being neglected by the government

Pharmaceutical Association of Liberia says it is being neglected by the government

The new president of the Pharmaceutical Association of Liberia, Ms. Fahnbulleh is of the opinion that the country has a lot of difficult problems related to healthcare that pose a threat to the growth of Liberia.  She said,” We are in a difficult and complex situation as far as healthcare is concerned. There are ethical…

Liberian Foundation takes on the burden of medical expenses for patients who cannot afford it

Liberian Foundation takes on the burden of medical expenses for patients who cannot afford it

The Thomas Foundation saved the lives of 70-year-old Sonnie Degay and others who had been spending upwards of $5,000 in medical bills over the course of a single weekend.  “I regularly used to pay L$5,000 or more to visit the hospitals, but thank Goodness for the presence of Michael Thomas again for free medical care,”…

Liberia’s Siamese twins do not survive despite attempts by authorities

Liberia’s Siamese twins do not survive despite attempts by authorities

Liberia’s first record of Siamese twins after nearly 8 years have passed away in Voinjama, in Lofa County.  When the boys were born on June 11th, their chests were linked, drastically decreasing their chances of life. They expired on June 13th. Approximately 75% of Siamese twins share at least some of their internal organs. Nearly…

Liberian president offers best medical care to conjoined twins and their mother

Liberian president offers best medical care to conjoined twins and their mother

The President of Liberia George M Weah has instructed Wilhemina Jallah, the Health Minister to facilitate right away the transport of a pair of conjoined twins to Monrovia. The twins were born in Lofa County, in the Tellewoyan Hospital in Voinjama.  As per reports, the babies were born on June 11th, Saturday, and are physically…

Germany donates over 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Liberia

Germany donates over 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Liberia

Germany’s COVAX plant donated 583,200 shots of COVID-19 vaccinations to Liberia. UNICEF, a global partner of the Health Ministry of Liberia (MOH), distributed immunizations on June 1, 2022. The vaccines improve health care delivery and immunization nationwide. Wednesday night, Covid-19, measles, and BCG vaccines arrived at Roberts International Port. The measles vaccines arrive as the country…

COVID-19 vaccination importance taught to workers of oil palm company in Liberia

COVID-19 vaccination importance taught to workers of oil palm company in Liberia

UNV and UNICEF in Sinoe County of Liberia, in collaboration with the SCHT as well as the World Health Organization (WHO) were invited by an oil palm company in order to teach and sensitize their workers upon the importance of taking COVID-19 vaccines. During this meet, the officials from WHO also shared important information on…

The United Kingdom to assist Liberia in areas of health development

The United Kingdom to assist Liberia in areas of health development

United Kingdom (UK) government reiterated its support for Liberia’s progress and democratic governance in a statement released today. Mr. Neil Bradley, Ambassador to Liberia, says that his nation would continue to play a role in several areas, including health, in the future. The UK government has been active in five critical areas in Liberia, Amb. Bradley…

Liberian mission in Italy worried about lack of health insurance.

Liberian mission in Italy worried about lack of health insurance.

The Liberian foreign ministry in Italy has raised concerns about the lack thereof health insurance coverage for its employees and has requested prompt action from President George Weah. The Liberian Diplomatic near Rome, Italy has alerted the Minister responsible for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill, who is on a European tour, about the absence of health insurance as…

Libyan health workers on strike with a go-slow movement from yesterday

Libyan health workers on strike with a go-slow movement from yesterday

Southeastern Liberia’s health workers, united under the banner of the “Southeastern Health Workers Network,” began a go-slow action on Wednesday, June 1, across the area. A two-month-old attempt by the dissatisfied healthcare practitioners to raise their concerns with the Health Ministry and other government agencies has been fruitless, they claim. There has been no improvement in…

USAID Donated Modern Equipment to Liberia
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USAID Donated Modern Equipment to Liberia

Liberia — The Liberia Medications and Health Supplements Regulatory Authority (LMHRA) recently received several pieces of critical test equipment from the U.s. Agency For international Development (USAID) for its quality control laboratory, ensuring that all medicines and health supplements entering Liberia meet stringent quality standards. On May 13, Liberian George W. Manneh Weah attended a…

Strengthening Healthcare in Liberia

Strengthening Healthcare in Liberia

The Liberia Medicinal products and Health Supplements Regulatory Authority (LMHRA) recently received several pieces of critical testing equipment from the U.S. Agency For international Development (USAID) for its quality control laboratory, ensuring that all prescription drugs and health products entering Liberia meet stringent quality standards. On May 13, Liberian President George Manneh Weah addressed a…

Emergency Healthcare Assessment Ended in Liberia

Emergency Healthcare Assessment Ended in Liberia

A two-day emergency treatment assessment in Monrovia was completed by a team of health professionals from the World Health (WHO) headquarters in Washington, DC, and the African Association for Internal Medicine (AFEM), in coordination with the National of Healthcare (MOH). The goal of the study was to create a strategic plan for upgrading Liberia’s emergency…

Effects of COVID in LR

Effects of COVID in LR

Background: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments were forced to quickly undertake a variety of harsh public health measures without recourse to alleviate the impact on ordinary healthcare services. At 6 months into the Liberian outbreak, this report revealed regular health care interruption and restoration procedures. Situation: Liberia has over 800 health institutions spread…

Liberia trains health practitioners

Liberia trains health practitioners

Over 162 professional health workers and traditional healers in Liberia received five days of training on Toxicological Evaluation of Herbal Products from the ACEDHARS or the African Center of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development, and Regulatory Science  at Lagos University in Nigeria. Madam Omobolanel Ade-Ademilua, Executive Director of the African Center of Excellence…