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Mercy Corps Celebrates Community Mobilization Efforts Against Ebola

Mercy Corps Celebrates Community Mobilization Efforts Against Ebola

Mercy Corps, an international non-governmental organization, held a two-day national conference to celebrate achievements of its community health mobilization program.

Hope for Mental Health: A Resilient System of Care Built in Margibi

The issue of mental health in Liberia still remains a problem particularly after the 14 years of civil crisis, with most traditional healers in Liberia believing that mental health related issues are caused by demonic possession or witchcraft.

OP-ED: Better Health System for Better Health Outcome for the People of Liberia

The Ebola devastation of 2014-2015 in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea exposed the fragile health systems of the region. According to the US Center for Disease Control, over the period of the crisis, Liberia had 10,675 cases and reported about 4,809 deaths. Sierra Leone had over 14,124 cases and reported 3,956 deaths. Guinea had 3,805 cases and reported 2,536 deaths. Nigeria had 20 cases and reported 8 deaths.

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