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Grand Bassa Sees 22% Reduction in Vaccination of Children During COVID-19

Grand Bassa Sees 22% Reduction in Vaccination of Children During COVID-19

Health authorities in Grand Bassa have revealed numbers that show a significant decrease in the utilization of health services in the county during the COVID19 outbreak. Most notably, it shows a 22.5 percent reduction in the number of children vaccinated from the first three months of the year to the first three months of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Civil Society Leader Calls for Fees at Public Health Facilities to Improve Services

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.

Pregnant Woman’s Death Emblematic of Logistical Challenges Facing Health Facilities

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.

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