Following nearly two months of negotiations between the management of F. J. Grant Memorial Hospital in Greenville and Welthungerhilfe, the German aid group has agreed to provide electricity and potable drinking water to four hospitals and clinics in the county which it helped to construct or refurbish, including the F. J. Grant.
Local health authorities in Sinoe have embarked on a county-wide awareness and sensitization campaign against the Coronavirus.
Amid the challenges faced by many public health facilities across the country due to government’s inability to equip the health sector and supply essential drugs, a senate aspirant in Grand Gedeh, William Grear Nyanue, has donated approximately US$5,000 worth of medical equipment and supplies to two health facilities.
Amid the rapid spread of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak globally from Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei Province where it first appeared, health authorities in Liberia are drawing on the lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak to 2014/2015 to prevent the spread of the disease in Liberia.
Rider Liberia, the company that provides mechanical services to all vehicles of the Ministry of Health, has agreed to provide fuel to ambulances at the Liberian Government Hospital in Grand Bassa.
The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with authorities of Grand Bassa, has launched a Lassa Fever awareness in the county’s fourth district. Lassa Fever is a deadly disease caused by eating food, drinking water, or touching household items already contaminated by feces or urine of infected rodents.
Anna Doe Smallwood, director of the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery in southeastern Liberia, has applauded the UNFPA for aiding the school during a period of extreme difficulties.
Grand Kru’s county health team has reported a confirmed case of Meningitis in Grand Cess. The case was confirmed at the Rally Time Hospital in the county’s first electoral district.