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 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 Ministry of Justice has denied reports of issuing an arrest warrant for Tolbert Nyenswah, who recently resigned as director general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, NPHIL. It, however, confirmed that it attempted to prevent Nyenswah from leaving the country.
President George Weah has accepted the resignation of Tolbert Nyenswah, the director-general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia.
Liberia is joining other nations around the world to commemorate International Rabies Day by administering free rabies vaccines to cats and dogs in Margibi, Montserrado, and Lofa.
The Ministry of Health along with partners has ended a two-day sensitization workshop in Buchanan focused on adopting an early childhood development framework for helping children survive and thrive.
Take a walk around Monrovia and observe the displays of risk employees face every day. Some employees do not make it back home to their families in the same condition as they started the day. In some industrial companies, employees are exposed to chemicals.
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.