Liberia: LIP Begins Polio Immunization Awareness in Monrovia

[Observer] The Liberia Immunization Platform (LIP), a local non-governmental organization, will begin this year's polio immunization awareness on Friday, October 23, in Monrovia, says the organization's Secretary General, Mr. Suenah Sambola Flomo.
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