Deputy Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah launches the 2016 National Malaria Indicator Survey, which will target more than 4,000 households across the 15 counties – September 16, 2016

Madam Lynne Y. George-Cassell, who represented MICAT Minister, urging Liberians to kindly allow the health practitioners from NMCP to test their children for malaria and anemia (low blood) during the National Malaria Indicator Survey – September 16, 2016

USAID Mission Director Anthony Chan said the vital pieces of information that would be gathered from the field, will help Liberia better design responses to future healthcare shocks like Ebola

The survey team, which was dressed in orange and green t-shirts with caps to match, was urged to collect the vital information with diligence – September 16, 2016

Health Ministry, Partners Launch New Malaria Indicator Survey

For the first time in five years, the Ministry of Health and partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Aid for International Development (USAID), and the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) have embarked on a little over two-month nationwide National Malaria Indicator Survey (NMIS).

The survey is expected to be conducted in all 15 counties at designated communities that fall within a given cluster.

National Public Health Institute Act before Senate

The Senate yesterday received from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for enactment into law an Act to establish the "National Public Health Institute of Liberia."

In her September 2 letter, President Sirleaf informed the lawmakers that the objective of the Bill is to create the legal framework to establish the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, which shall perform several functions.

Hundreds Benefit from PCC’s 3rd Annual Health Fair

Hundreds of residents including women and children in Paynesville, outside Monrovia, trooped to the Paynesville Town Hall last Saturday to access free medical services.

The free medical care was provided to the locals as part of the 3rd annual Health Fair organized by the Paynesville City Corporation (PCC). The health fair began with a bike ride along the major streets in the municipality.

Jani Jallah, PCC Public Relations Director, said the event is a charity program instituted two years ago by the City Mayor, Cyvette Gibson, to give back to the people of Paynesville.

Participants reading, analyzing and making comments on a presentation

Trying to Rebuild the Health Sector, MOH, Partners, End Joint External Evaluation Seminar

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday, August 9, concluded a 1 week joint external evaluation seminar in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.

The Seminar, which focused on the understanding and implementation of the international health regulations (IHR), brought together representatives of the health sector, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Ministry of Agriculture, the security sector, including the Liberia National Police, the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, Liberia National Fire Service, and the Armed Forces of Liberia.

Madam Cojolo: “The four year plan sets the strategic identity…”

PPAL Begins 4-Yr Strategic Plan

The Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia (PPAL) has officially started its four-year (2016-2019) strategic plan on sexual and reproductive health in Monrovia.

The Director of Family Health Division at the Ministry of Health (MOH), Dr. Joseph L. Kerkula, according to a release, served as the chief launcher of the program. He underscored the need for a comprehensive approach to addressing the issues relating to maternal and newborn deaths in the country.


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