The Carter Center Mental Health Program has begun its mental health clinician training program for 20 health workers, in partnership with the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery.
The Mental Health Unit of the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Pharmacy Division and Supply Chain Management Unit, has successfully completed the training of 22 pharmacists from nine counties in mental health and anti-stigma protocols.
A midwifery school that was created to address the high rate of maternal mortality in southeastern Liberia is not operational this year due to the lack of government support.
The Carter Center Mental Health Program completed its latest crisis intervention training for 19 officers, which now means the program has trained 93 total law enforcement officers from the Liberia National Police, the Liberia Immigration Service, and the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
A new survey report on the success of combating the Ebola virus disease in Liberia has underscored the need for active community participation to improve future health systems in the country.
Wednesday, October 10 was celebrated as World Mental Health Day, a day designed to draw attention to the importance of mental health.
A few days before World Mental Health Day, Liberia’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, celebrated the graduation of 22 specialized child and adolescent mental health clinicians at the Monrovia City Hall.
The Carter Center Mental Health Program has ended five days of training for law enforcement officers drawn from the Liberia National Police, the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, and the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation.