Ordinary Grand Bassa citizens have come together to present a cash donation of US$3,880 to the Liberia Government Hospital in Buchanan.
As part of activities leading to the celebration of World Sight Day on Friday, the Liberian Government Hospital’s eye center has screened 118 persons with severe eye problems.
Although the Liberian government has a policy of providing free care at public health facilities across the country, in practice these facilities often find themselves cash strapped and out of key supplies because of the limited support from the government. A major civil society leader is now calling for the policy to be scrapped to allow health facilities to collect fees to operate more smoothly.
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.
A 25-year-old Grand Bassa woman who was pregnant for 13 months has given birth to what appears to be a lump of hair.
After 17 inmates became ill with diarrhea at the Buchanan Central Prison, some Grand Bassa residents have been calling on the government to erect a new prison compound or to expand the existing prison to ease the crowdedness of the county’s only prison.
For 12 years, Oretha George Sayoue and her husband Melvin Sayoue, residents of Grand Bassa’s first district, have been trying to have a child of their own.
Grand Bassa’s Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has provided an assortment of medical supplies donated by international partners to the Grand Bassa County Health Team.