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Ms. Gibson, WASH Officer at Shalom Inc.

SHALOM Inc. Recommends ‘Healthy Start’ to MOH, Stakeholders in WASH

A local non-governmental organization, Shalom Incorporated, in partnership with WaterAid Liberia, through its newly established program ‘Healthy Start,’ has recommended to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and stakeholders in the WASH sector to improve the health and nutrition of newborn babies and children in Liberia.

Ms. Lusu Gibson, WASH Officer at Shalom Inc., who spoke yesterday at the Ministry, said MOH officials need to ensure that life at birth is being protected through a clean and safe delivery setting.


Mrs. Marion Subah (left) poses with Minister Dahn (second from left) and other stakeholders after the launch

Mrs. Subah makes a presentation at the launch

Health Sector Gains Strength

The Ministry of Health along with its stakeholders are now taking steps toward building a resilient health sector following the deadly Ebola virus disease in 2014 and 2015.

One of such steps is the launch of a United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-sponsored Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP).

The program which is expected to be a two-year USAID-funded activity is intended to support the Liberian government’s commitment to strengthen the country’s health workforce through the new MCSP/ Human Resources for Health (HRH) project.


After Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan delivered his oration on July 26, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf conferred on him one of the nation’s highest distinctions—Humane Order of African Redemption with the Grade of Knight Great Band

Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan (left) told our Health Correspondent (right) that his scientific invention—Real-Time Multiplex, can detect viruses, bacteria and protozoa at the same time.

Dr. Chris Nyan Makes Available Scientific Invention to GOL, MRU, ECOWAS

Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, a Liberian Medical Doctor and Scientist, in consultation with his research team, stated that he is prepared to make his invention and technology available to Liberia, the Mano River Union (MRU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).


The front view

Adm. Tozay

The Outpatient Department

E&J Medical Center Needs Logistical, Other Support

The management of the Esther & Jereline Koung Medical Center, commonly known as E&J Medical Center in Ganta City, is calling on the national government and other well wishers for logistical and other support to enhance the smooth running of the hospital.

In an exclusive interview with the Daily Observer in Ganta yesterday, Chief Administrator Mr. Lawrence Tozay said the cost of running the hospital is huge and it requires external support to provide the needed health services to the people.


Dougbeh Chris Nyan, M.D. is a leading Liberian scientist based in the United States of America

Independence Day Orator Full Speech: "Requirements for Consolidating Progress towards Transformation of Liberia"

Thank you very much for that warm introduction. I am very happy to be back home on the soil of Liberia – the Land of the Free – a country in which my navel string was buried.

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