The World Bank has donated an ambulance to Grand Kru County Heath Team to strengthen the county’s health care delivery capacity. The donation means that the county’s health team now has two ambulances, including one previously donated by the German aid group GIZ.
More than 30 district health officers from across Sinoe have received training in data collection and use in Greenville.
Over the past month, Liberia has recorded a progressive decline in the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases, signaling that the country may be making significant progress in the fight against the pandemic.
Health authorities in Grand Bassa have revealed numbers that show a significant decrease in the utilization of health services in the county during the COVID19 outbreak. Most notably, it shows a 22.5 percent reduction in the number of children vaccinated from the first three months of the year to the first three months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
After at least four schools resumed academic activities for the primary school levels, Grand Gedeh’s county health officer says he has ordered all schools operating classes from 5th grade to kindergarten to close, in line with guidance from the Ministry of Education.
The office of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has refused to make any further official comment on the medical conditions of the vice president since it was revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19.
Japan has provided two separate grant assistance in food and medical supply that are worth ¥350 million (US$3.3 million) to Liberia.
The Executive Mansion has announced that the director-general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, Mosoka Fallah, has been suspended indefinitely by Pres. George Weah for “ethical, professional, and administrative lapses.”