Liberia has joined 24 other countries and 10 international aid organizations to sign a declaration of commitment to include psychosocial support as a standard part of aid package in mental health crisis situations.
BRAC Liberia, a Bangledeshi-originating NGO, has announced a partnership with the government to implement an early learning program in Bomi and Gbarpolu.
Women’s groups, in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection have expressed condolences to the Muslim community on the death of 26 young Islamic school children and their teacher.
In the wake of the fire disaster that killed 27 children and an instructor in Paynesville, the British embassy has extended its sympathies to the Muslim community and people of Liberia.
A lead campaigner for justice for war victims in Liberia, Hassan Bility, has commended President George Weah for seeking legislative guidance in the implementation of recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including the establishment of a war and economic crimes court.
A midwifery school that was created to address the high rate of maternal mortality in southeastern Liberia is not operational this year due to the lack of government support.
The Liberia Crusaders for Peace or LCP, a local Non-governmental organization has begun a life skills development and empowerment program for adolescents and young people in Nimba and Grand Bassa counties.
In an effort to strengthen the health system of Liberia, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia is currently conducting a three-day annual review of its activities in Buchanan, Grand Bassa.