The Grand Gedeh County Health Team has launched a polio vaccination campaign across the county, in line with a nationwide campaign being carried out by the country’s Health Ministry.
With no new Ebola case discovered in Guinea for over two weeks now, the commissioner-general of the Liberia Immigration Service says his agency is continuing to restrict human traffic along the border with Guinea.
The Carter Center has completed its final planned mental health and anti-stigma training for pharmacists nationwide. The latest training covered 19 pharmacists from the southeastern region of the country.
Liberia has received the first shipment of 384,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated through COVAX, a global initiative to ensure fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for low and middle-income countries.
As African countries have now begun to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses, former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says it is vital for African governments to educate and reassure the public about the vaccines.
A situation report released by the National Public Health Institute of Liberia on February 26 about the country’s preparedness for Ebola outbreaks has highlighted major challenges at healthcare facilities.
On the day a suspected Ebola patient was being treated at Redemption Hospital, the New Kru Town-based facility lacked essential personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, according to conversations with at least two staff members there.
A situational report released by the National Public Health Institute of Liberia on February 21 shows that health authorities have had at least six suspected Ebola cases since the recent outbreak in Guinea. All have tested negative.