Family members of a woman who died in July as a result of a retained placenta after giving birth in Grand Bassa’s second district are calling for an overhaul of the country’s health system to better serve the public.
During a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of Tubman University gaining status as a university, the university’s president, Elliott Wreh-Wilson, has threatened to expel students who lead protests on the campus.
The Rotary Club of Monrovia, during the week of August 26th, welcomed Brian Jonson, President of the Rotary Club of Marlow. The highlight of the week was the commissioning of a medical-grade oxygen plant at the ELWA Hospital in Monrovia.
It was in June of 2014 that the deadly Ebola virus entered Liberia for the first time, spurring an epidemic that killed several 4,800 Liberians.
Liberia’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, has indefinitely suspended five health workers of the Jenkins James Dossen Hospital in Harper, Maryland for their alleged involvement in stealing nutrition supplements meant to target children facing malnutrition.
The Ministry of Health has ended a two-day consultative meeting for medical doctors and county health officers from the 15 counties.
The chief medical officer of Liberia, Dr. Francis Kateh, said Liberia scored an ‘F’ in a recent simulation of the country’s resilience and preparedness to handle another Ebola epidemic.
Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer, has made an appeal to the World Health Organization help the country address a financial gap he says the country’s health sector is faced with.