Liberia: Health Minister - Don't Ask Me About Weah Vaccines
[New Dawn] Liberia's Health Minister and head of the Incident Management System Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah says those who are concerned about President George Manneh Weah being vaccinated should ask the president himself and not her. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Ministry of Gender Identifies With Hospitals and Communities
[New Dawn] The Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGSP) has provided support to several hospitals and leaderships of several communities in Montserrado County and elsewhere in the country as part of activities marking the 174th Independence of Liberia observed on Monday, July 26, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Partner in Health Graduates 16 Fellows
[New Dawn] Maryland County -- Partner In Health, a charity in collaboration with the Maryland County Health Team has graduated 16 Fellows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Cummings Africa Foundation Donates Medical Equipment, Supplies to C. H. Rennie Memorial Hospital, Local Clinic in Kakata
[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata -- As part of its anti COVID- 19 initiative, the Cummings Africa Foundation (CAF) has supplied the C. H. Rennie Memorial Hospital in Kakata with assorted medical equipment and supplies to boost the government-run referral hospital's response to COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Prominent Security Expert Donates Food, Cash to Health Workers, Police, Journalists to Combat Covid-19 in Lofa County
[FrontPageAfrica] Voinjama -- Renowned security expert, Momo T. Cyrus has told health workers, the joint security and journalists in Lofa County to adequately spread the message of covid-19 and encouraged local in the county to adhere to the health protocols. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: VP Howard-Taylor Donates 2000 Covid-19 Rapid Test Kits to Health Facilities
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor has continued the fight against COVID 19 by donating 2000 Rapid Test Kits to several health facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Assistant MYS Minister Reaches Out to Health Facilities in Bong
[FrontPageAfrica] Gbarnga -- On the heel of the declining health sector amid the novel coronavirus disease in the country the Assistant Minister for Youth Development at the Ministry of Youth and Sports has identified with two key health facilities in Bong County with the donation of medical and sanitary materials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Jeety Expands Inmates Feeding Program
[New Dawn] Provides anti - Covid - 19 materials (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Vows to Meet WHO's Benchmark As the U.S Donated Vaccines Arrive
[New Dawn] Liberia's Minister of Health and head of the incident management system Dr. Wilehlmina Jallah says, Liberia will meet the W.H.O's benchmark following the arrival of the U.S donated Johnson and Johnson vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Cummings Foundation Opens Covid-19 Treatment Centers
[New Dawn] The Cummings Africa Foundation says it will open six (6) covid-19 Treatment Centers, and provide medical supplies and equipment to fourteen (14) Health Centers in five (5) counties across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: IRC Calls On Wealthy Nations to Urgently Step Up Support
[New Dawn] The IRC has made an urgent call to wealthy nations to redouble their support for new vaccine delivery mechanisms that can reach the most vulnerable populations, as the Delta variant reaches 124 countries - including some of the world's toughest crisis contexts - posing a growing and serious risk to global public health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: National Civil Society Council Calls On Government to Outsource Covid-19 Testing
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- In the wake of health officials' admittance that some testing agents are receiving bribe to change the results of people testing positive for COVID-19, the National Civil Society Council of Liberia (NCSCL) has called on the Government of Liberia to immediately outsource the testing processes to a more professional and trusted group like the World Health Organization to stop people from dying unnecessarily. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Cummings Africa Foundation Opens Covid Treatment Center At St. Joseph Catholic Hospital
[FrontPageAfrica] Congo Town -- Cummings Africa Foundation has joined the fight against Covid-19 Pandemic in Liberia, as the country continues to battle the wave of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yale receives $15 million for health education collaboration
The award will advance research utilization in Liberia ’s health sector and fund the continuation of Yale’s strong partnership with the University of Liberia. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Liberia: Chief Medical Officer Takes Covid Awareness to Maryland
[New Dawn] Maryland County -- Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Francis Kateh has urged citizens of Maryland County, Southeast Liberia to observe all health protocols prescribed by the Ministry and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: ULCHS, Yale, and Vanderbilt Announce USAID U.S.$15 Million Health Research Grant
[New Dawn] The United States Agency for International Development or USAID announced a US$15 million project aimed at establishing a public-private-academic hub for research utilization in the Liberian health sector. The funds are part of USAID's Bringing Research to Impact for Development, Global Engagement, and Utilization (BRIDGE-U) partnership project. Collaboratively, Yale University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) will create the Center for Teaching, Lear (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Politic V.s Health
[New Republic] In Liberia, politics is strongly going against health as government officials have chosen the path of playing politics with the health of ordinary Liberians. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: PHIL Ends Two Days Advocacy Engagement
[New Republic] Public Health Initiative Liberia (PHIL) has ended a two-day strategic advocacy retreat with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to advance strategies to engage the government of Liberia, on the implementation of its commitment to protect and promote the health, well-being and rights of women, children and adolescents, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yale receives $15 Million to advance research utilization in Liberia's health sector
(Yale University) Yale University has received a $15 million, five-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) award to advance research utilization in Liberia's health sector. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Against 'New Coronavirus Variant' - the 'Economic Plight" of "Vulnerable Groups' Under Government's "Stringent Measures"
[New Republic] Since March, 2020, Liberia has been battling with a "strange" respiratory sickness named Coronavirus--medically named "COVID-19"--whose origin is China, according to reports from Western Media. The "thing" entered Liberia through a top government official-- Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)--who had returned home from a Climate Change-related International Conference held in a Western Country, according to the Liberian Government through the Country's Chief Medical Office. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Bill Rogers Youth Foundation Cancels 5k Run Because of Covid-19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Bill Rogers Youth Foundation (BRYF) has canceled the third edition of its 5K Peace and Unity Run that was scheduled for Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Overwhelmed Doctors At Starbase Treatment Unit Plead With People to Believe the Covid-19 Is Real
[FrontPageAfrica] Bushrod Island -- Liberians are facing the latest and most dangerous wave since the Covid-19 pandemic started 15 months ago. This latest wave, caused by the highly infectious Delta variant which entered the country a month ago, has taken dozens of lives including journalists and high-profile personalities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Workers At C. H. Rennie Hospital in Margibi Abandon Work Over 30 Months' Salary Arrears
[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata -- Angry health workers of the government-run C. H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County on Monday barricaded the main gate to the hospital to protest against the government's inability to pay their outstanding 30 months' salary arrears. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: As Another Tragedy Strikes Liberia, State Representative Naquetta Ricks and Leaders of the Colorado Liberian Community Appeal for Assistance
[FrontPageAfrica] As Covid -- 19 continues to wreak havoc in Liberia, the United Liberia organization of Colorado, in collaboration with the African Chambers of Colorado, crying for help to send supplies to Monrovia, Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Dr. Mosoka Fallah Donates to Covid-19 Treatment Unit
[New Dawn] The former Director-General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) Doctor Mosoka Fallah, has donated 44 sets of oxygen regulators, several bags of rice, and buckets to the government treatment unit here. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Minister Jallah Says People Between the Ages 15 to 54 Have the Highest Numbers of Covid-19 Virus
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Minister of Health Dr. Wilhemina Jallah has re-echoed her voice to call on Liberians and foreign residents to abide by the health protocols to reduce the spread of the deadly coronavirus that is gradually ravaging the entire country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Liberia's Needs Remain Critical,' President Weah Says As He Calls for Increased Ida Support to Strengthen Covid-19 Impacted Countries
[Govt of Liberia] The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has called for additional support from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank to increase its intervention to countries largely impacted by Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Opioid Deaths Continue to Rise As Cities Reopen
[New Dawn] Tens of thousands of American lives end prematurely every year due to opioid overdoses, leaving families shattered. Dr. Paul Christo, an associate professor in the Division of Pain Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, wants to remind those battling addiction to make use of telemedicine and tele-mental health services that emerged as valuable resources during the pandemic, and he adds, clinicians, need to advocate to their patients that online treatment options are available. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: House Passes Mid-Year Budget At Us$342.1 Million As Health, Education Top Priority List
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Special Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in the tone of US$342,186,000. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 'We Are Abandoned' - People With Disabilities Decry Economic Hardship Amid Covid-19 Outbreak
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Members of the disabled community are reeling from the impact of the covid-19 pandemic country and how it is severely affecting their lives and those of members of their households. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Police Warn Officers Against Inhumane Treatment of Violators of Covid-19 Health Protocols
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Liberia National Police (LNP) has issued a stern warning against its officers who are in the constant habit of receiving monies from Liberians and foreign nationals as fine for violating protocols or measures instituted by authorities of the Ministry of Health to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Reo-International-Liberia Joins Fight Against Covid-19 - Donates Medical Supplies to JFK Hospital
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Chief Executive Officer of REO-International- Liberia Office has stressed the need to give better wages and equip Health care workers during this time of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia to Benefit from U.S.350 Million
[New Republic] The Liberian government through the Ministry of Finance will soon begin a negotiation that will lead to the International Monitor Fund(IMF) to give the country US$350M. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Workers to Take Ebola. Vaccine
[New Republic] The government of Liberia and its partner- the World Health Organization said they will begin administering Ebola vaccination to health workers, Immigration and members of Liberia Drugs Enforcement officers working near the borders of Guiana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia to Get U.S.$350 Million IMF Money
[New Dawn] to boost reserve, support growth and covid-19 vaccines (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia's Covid Cases On a Decline
[New Dawn] Chief Medical Officer says (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Churches to Begin Three-Day Fast
[New Dawn] amid increasing number of deaths (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: WAHO Calls for Social Behavioral Change
[New Dawn] to control COVID-19 pandemic (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Dillon, Nyonblee Mobilize Supplies for Liberia
[New Dawn] In the wake of criticism for their travel to the United States amid the resurgence of the coronavirus here, Grand Bassa County Senator Nyonblee Kangar Lawrence and Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon are mobilizing medical equipment in the U.S. for shipment to Liberia to help in the fight against COVID-19 here. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: What Becomes of Liberia's Survival On Rice When India Shuts Down Due to Covid
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- When India recently passed more than 20 million Covid Infections recently, the main opposition Congress Party demanded a full national lockdown of the country. The announcement has since triggered concerns that Liberia, which relies heavily on the bulk of its importation of the staple food, rice could be in for trouble. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia to Benefit U.S.$350 Million From IMF U.S.$16 Billion Aid to Poor Countries for Post-Covid Recovery
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia is expected to benefit about US$350 million of the US$650 billion backed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help poor countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: U.S. Donates 2 Coastal Buses for UL Medical School
[New Dawn] United States Ambassador to Liberia Michael A. McCarthy has donated two coastal buses to the College of Health Sciences at the University of Liberia (UL), to be used by faculty and students. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia's Messy Covid-19 Fight
[New Dawn] Amid a daily rise in new cases of the deadly Delta variant from the coronavirus, Liberia is now without vaccines to prevent its citizens from contracting the virus, which is spreading across the country like wildfire. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Family Rejects Death Attributed to Covid-19
[New Dawn] Maryland County -- A family in Maryland County, southeast Liberia has rejected covid-19 as the cause of death for one of its members and is challenging local health authorities in the area to that effect. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Paramount Young Women, Community Health Initiative Educate Adolescent Girls On Importance of Proper Menstrual Hygiene Practices
[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -- The program officer of Community Health Initiative (CHI), Ms. Orfina Foday has encouraged females, especially adolescent girls across the country to take proper care of themselves during their menstrual period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Knuckles' Family Clarifies Evelyn's Death - Says She Died of Kidney Failure, Not Covid-19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Knuckles' family have clarified that their relative Madam Hawa-Ellen Knuckles did not die from coronavirus as it's being rumored following her death three days ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: IREDD First Survey Report On Covid-19 Fight Highlights Lack of Transparency and Accountability in Budgetary Allocation and Appropriation
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) has released findings from its first survey conducted on improving Liberia's Covid-19 response and recovery process highlighting the lack of transparency and accountability in budgetary allocation and appropriation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Foreign Minister Kemayah Leads Members of the Diplomatic Corps for Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Foreign Affairs Minister has led members of the Diplomatic Mission in taking the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: LMHRA Monitors Covid-19 Vaccines
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- As thousands of Liberians and residents of Liberia get COVID-19 vaccination shots, the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority (LMHRA), has disclosed that the Pharmacovigilance& Clinical Trials Department is monitoring the safety and adverse reactions of the AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) or COVID-19 vaccines, and is therefore urging the public to report all adverse reactions to the authority. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Vice President Taylor Launches Covid-19 Books Entitled 'The Unwelcome Stranger And the Unwelcome Stranger's Visit'
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The two books were authored by Nawotene Diana and Beth Sycamore, edited by Drew Edwards, illustrated by Nandi Fernandez and forwarded by the Vice President who then launched them both in her office on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news