Health


President Sirleaf unveils the center’s plaque and (right) President Sirleaf chats with Dr. Dolo as Dr. Kateh (center) listens

Prez Sirleaf Dedicates New Eyesight Center

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated a New Eyesight Center in the 72nd Community in Paynesville City and described the executive director and founder, Dr. Robert Dolo, as “a symbol of the new Liberia.”

President Sirleaf, according to an Executive Mansion release, performed the dedicatory ceremony on Saturday, June 25, when she cut the ribbon to the newly constructed modern New Eyesight Center in Bassa Town, 72nd Community.


(Top) Yoga trainer Sofia Ali sits before the practitioners and instructs the various positions to move their bodies (Bottom) Some of the Indians who took part in the practice, most of whom for their first time, posed for the camera along Mr. Jeety

Health Benefits Highlighted at Int’l Yoga Day

At this year’s celebration of the International Day of Yoga, health benefits which are accrued from the practice have been highlighted as a way of encouraging more Liberians and other nationals to get involved with the ancient practice. While the actual day is observed annually on June 21, this year’s Yoga
Day was celebrated on Sunday, June 26, at an Indian worship center in Monrovia.


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf assuring ECOWAS Commission President Marcel Alain De Souza (2nd from right), she and her colleagues’ support to his Commission on Friday, June 17, 2016

Togo Prexy Draws up Post-Ebola Program for ECOWAS

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has disclosed that her Togolese colleague, President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, has been given the task of drawing up a post-Ebola plan for the ECOWAS region.

The Mano River Union (MRU) basin, within the ECOWAS region, is on record as being the hardest hit region since the Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first discovered in 1976 in East Africa.


Behavioral Specialist Sam Larmin: “Those who suffer such disabilities are also Liberian citizens; that I think, with commitment, our country can help to restore and give them another chance”

Rescue Liberians with Mental Illness

ormer Liberian journalist who spent 14 years working in various departments in the United States’ mental health system has returned home requesting the support of the Liberian government to assist Liberians who are mentally challenged and abandoned by society.
“I have seen them roaming the streets, and I’ve seen a few who are completely naked,” said Sam Larmin, in an interview with the Daily Observer on Saturday in Monrovia.


Pregnant women turned away

The closed entrance to the Hospital

Generator Breakdown Closes C. B. Dunbar Maternity Hospital

The Medical Director of the C.B. Dunbar Maternity Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong County, Dr. Obed Dolo, says the hospital is now closed to the public due to the breakdown of both of the hospital’s diesel generators.

Dr. Dolo told reporters on Saturday June 4 in Gbarnga that the two 50 KVA generators broke down on Friday June 1 because they could no longer generate the power required by the hospital. He said the hospital will need two 125KVA generators to meet its electricity needs.

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