The Ministry of Health has kicked off a rapid integrated assessment of neglected tropical diseases in the southeast of the country. The exercise kicked off on January 9 and will run through the 25th.
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia validated four important documents under the World Health Organization’s One Health Approach to public health. The One Health Approach is part of the WHO’s multi-sectorial strategy to monitor and evaluate a country’s healthcare capacities under agreed-upon international health regulations.
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.
The committee set up to raise funds for the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has made additional contributions to the hospital.
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia and the World Health Organization have responded to new reports of at least two cases of Lassa fever in the country.
The Nursing Board of Liberia has completed an assessment of the nursing department of the Bong County Technical College in Gbarnga for possible accreditation.
Ordinary Grand Bassa citizens have come together to present a cash donation of US$3,880 to the Liberia Government Hospital in Buchanan.
Following the death of a Last Mile Health driver in rural Grand Bassa, county health authorities have confirmed that the Jacob Lateh Town Clinic has closed due to safety concerns from health workers.