Health


The high table, including (left to right), WAHO Director-General, Dr. Xavier Crespin, Ivory Coast Director-General of Health, Prof. Dagnan and Dr. Laurent Assogba, WAHO, Deputy DG at the formal opening of the two-day Meeting to Setup the Network of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists (NEHCS)

Mr. Sorbor George, Director of Communications at the Ministry of Health, Chairing the working Session of the two-day Meeting to Setup the Network of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists (NEHCS) in Abidjan

Big Post-Ebola Meeting Expected in Monrovia

The Director-General of the West African Health Organization (WAHO), Dr. Xavier Crespin, has told the Daily Observer in an exclusive interview that WAHO, in consultation with authorities at the Ministry of Health, is set to convene a “very big health meeting in Monrovia,” next month.

Health Facilities Operate Poorly 2 Years after Ebola

More than two years after the world’s worst Ebola outbreak began in West Africa, health facilities in Liberia are still struggling to operate due to the lack of running water and functioning toilets, sanitation charity WaterAid said on Friday.

In the West Point slum near Monrovia, which was quarantined during the Ebola epidemic, health workers say water shortages and overflowing toilets are putting patients at risk of infection and disease, according to WaterAid.


Korean Ambassador Noh Kyu-duk informing a grateful Foreign Affairs Min. Kamara about plans to train Liberian health workers — October 10, 2016

Koreans to Train Health Practitioners in Infectious Disease Management

As the Ministry of Health and its main partners work toward building a resilient health sector following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD), others have decided to help in revamping the nation’s health sector so that it can be able to withstand any outbreak in the future.

The latest commitment in this direction has been made by the Korean Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Noh Kyu-duk, who has said that plans are underway to train some of Liberia’s health workers in infectious disease management.

RESH Graduates 290 Volunteers

Renewed Energy Serving Humanity (RESH) has graduated 290 psychosocial counselors with a mission to go forth and exercise what they have learned to benefit Liberia. In fulfillment of this mission, the graduates have been tasked to help rescue the thousands of Liberians who are struggling with traumatic conditions, many of whom are young people—with the ever growing population of zogoes (young people who are practically living on the streets as a result of their addiction to drugs) in major cities and their suburbs in the country.

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