Liberia has recorded its first Coronavirus death, as the number of confirmed cases of the virus in the country increases to ten.
Health authorities have announced three new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the country. Liberia now has six confirmed cases.
The Ministry of Health has declared a national health emergency, two days after it reported the country’s third case of Coronavirus disease, otherwise known as COVID-19.
Mercy Corps has collaborated with the Ministry of Health to launch a project geared towards strengthening maternal and infants’ health services in Liberia.
Liberia’s Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, speaking in an exclusive interview with The Bush Chicken about the preparedness of the country in the wake of the spread of the virus, said the government has tightened its surveillance and testing.
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 Health Workers Union of Liberia has agreed to end its strike, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the government on Friday.
After a protest aimed at demanding that the administration take more robust action to end the waves of violence against women, President George Weah has assured the women of Liberia that he will consider their request.