The superintendent residence in Bong, the official dwelling place of the county’s superintendent within the Civil Compound Community in Gbarnga, stands in ruins at the moment.
Tammy Bondo, a mother of four, lost her fifth child in a cesarean section last week Wednesday at the C.B. Dunbar Maternity Hospital in Gbarnga. Her wound from the surgery has not healed fully and she still struggles to walk.
Police in Gbarnga are investigating Beatrice Moses, 35, for kidnapping a day-old infant from the maternal wards at the C.B. Dunbar Maternal Hospital in Gbarnga.
Mob violence thrives in Liberia partly because of a weak justice system. Crowded prisons, poor police gathering of evidence, and corruption can often mean that criminals are released without bearing the consequences required by the law.
Bong’s Sen. Henrique Tokpa has begun to distribute medical supplies and equipment worth US$350,000 to hospitals and clinics in Bong.
A Bong citizen living in the U.S. state of Minnesota has donated an assortment of medical supplies and used clothing for distribution to health posts in Bong.
The mental health coordinator for Bong, A. Dakemue Kollie, has underscored the need for adequate support for mental health programs in the county.
The head of the Liberia Fistula Project, Dr. John Mulbah, has disclosed that 105 women underwent fistula surgery in 2016.