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Liberia: Ministry of Health, Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA) Launch Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease In Liberia

The Liberian Health Ministry admonished medical doctors, nurses, as well as health practitioners to buff efforts in providing health and social counselling for patients of sickle cell for societal integration

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in collaboration with the Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA) on today, September 20, 2021, launched newborn screening for sickle cell disease at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFKMC). “For me sickle cell has been my passion: my thesis for master degree was…

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    • Liberia: Ministry of Health, MoH, Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) Launch Digital Online Licensing Examinations System
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Liberia: Ministry of Health, Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) Launch Digital Online Licensing Examinations System

This system will help students to be efficient and effective as well brings a high level of transparency

The Ministry of Health in partnership with the Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) in collaboration and its partners has launched Liberia’s first Digital Online Licensing Examinations System. The online licensing exams system is intended to improve the LBNM’s operations and bring about professionalism as well as transparency in…

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Liberia Concludes Three-Day Training to Strengthen Event Based Surveillance through Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources (EIOS)

EIOS is an important aspect of Event Based Surveillance as emphasized in the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy

To better detect acute public health events with pandemic potential and to monitor disease control measures on a real time basis, the National Institute of Public Health in Liberia (NPHIL) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) with support from World Health Organization (WHO) conducted a three-day workshop on Epidemic Intelligence…

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Coronavirus - Liberia: 99yrs Old Vaccinated with J&J Vaccine

Joanna Eva George, 99, on September 08, 2021, was among the latest older people to get vaccinated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine

The risk of severe illness from COVID—19 increase with age is something global health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as GAVI and others have recommended adults 65 years and older to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Those health organizations have also placed…

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Liberia - After Completing 8-Week-Long Training: Ministry of Health Biomedical Technicians Certificated

The biomedical technicians certificated on August 19, 2021, were trained to enhance biomedical activities at various county’s levels across the country

the capacity of human resource building is among few things Liberia’s Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah has prioritized since her takeover at the helm of power at the country’s health sector, especially the Ministry of Health. Leaving this not unnoticed, several Counties Health Biomedical technicians has been certificated after participating…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Coronavirus: Liberia Receives Second Batch of 96,000 Doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

The vaccines were donated by the French Government through the COVAX Facility in collaboration with the European Union

Over 75,000 Liberians awaiting their second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can now be sure as the government of Liberia on 20th August 2021 received a second batch of 96,000 doses.  The vaccines were donated by the French Government through the COVAX Facility in collaboration with the European Union…

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Liberia: Ministry of Health, Partners Observe World Breastfeeding Week

This year, the theme for breastfeeding week is “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility”

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and its partners on August 18, 2021 joined the world to observe the day commemorating celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. The World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held every year from August 1 to 7 in over 120 countries. The World Health Organization states…

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Cote d'Ivoire declares first Ebola outbreak in more than 25 years

While countries are focused on the COVID-19 response, they should strengthen their preparedness for potential Ebola cases

The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire today confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994. This came after the Institut Pasteur in Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the Ebola Virus Disease in samples collected from a patient, who was hospitalized in the commercial capital of Abidjan, after arriving from Guinea.…

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WHO, MOH & MOE concludes a Two -Day Multistakeholders’ Workshop to Integrate Health Systems Quality and Resilience into CPD for Health Professionals in Liberia

The aim of the workshop was to adapt the project training package and advocate for the integration of healthcare quality and resilience into Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programs for health professionals in Liberia

In an effort to make health services resilient with quality for emergency preparedness and response in Liberia, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), Ministries of Health and Education held a two-day workshop to review and adapt Health Services Resilience (HSR) training package…