Liberia: CJPS, Bong County Health Team Begin Mobile Birth Registration Campaign
[FrontPageAfrica] Gbarnga -The Center for Justice and Peace Studies (CJPS) in collaboration with the Bong County Health Team has commenced a birth registration mobile campaign in Bong County. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia's Public Health Expert Tolbert Nyenswah Speaks At Int'l Panel of Experts On the Coronavirus Disease
[FrontPageAfrica] Washington DC -Tolbert Nyenswah, who successfully led Liberia's National Ebola Response in 2014-2016, as the Incident Manager, joined an International panel of experts at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C, Thursday, February 13, 2020, to discuss the current Coronavirus epidemic in China, under the theme, "Battling Coronavirus: Is the World Ready?" (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Public Health Institute Gets Full Capacity to Test for Coronavirus
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia now has the capacity to conduct test for the Coronavirus in country following a recent supply of reagents from the World Health Organization to the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: House of Representatives Sympathizes With China
[Observer] ... over Conoravirus losses, offers blessings (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Logistics, Low-Funding Hamper LMHRA's Ability to Police Flow of Drugs, Medical Equipment
[Observer] Employees of the Liberia Medicines& Health Products Regulatory (LMHRA) have revealed that low budgetary support is hampering it ability to police the flow of medicines and medical equipment in the country to ensure product quality while monitoring pharmacovigilance measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Zenu Miller Died of Hypertension'
[Observer] -- Bereaved family discloses, announces burial by end of month (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: DCI Commemorates FGM Day With Plan to Curb Violence Against Children By 2030
[FrontPageAfrica] Billy Town -River - As part of efforts to commemorate the International Female Genital Mutilation Day in Liberia, a program jointly implemented by ANPPCAN, SEARCH, DCI and YOCEL to carry on awareness about FGM was held recently at the Billy Town Public School in Po-River, Montserrado County. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: LMHRA Employees Decry Challenges - Call for Logistical and Financial Supports
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Three senior employees of the Liberia Medicines& Health Products Regulatory (LMHRA) have decried numerous challenges confronting the entity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Assorted Medical Supplies Expected in Liberia-Several Health Centers in Margibi to Benefit
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It has been revealed by the Representative of electoral district #2 in Margibi County, Ivar K. Jones that a consignment of assorted medical supplies is expected in Liberia soon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Rising Above the Challenges - the Resiliency of the China That I Know
[FrontPageAfrica] From the onset of history, the world has been plaque by diverse kinds of diseases which seized upon the lives of mankind. From the 14th century of the Black Plaque which consumed the lives of more than 200 million people to the Spanish Influenza of 1918 which killed more than 50 million people. While the Asian Influenza of 1957 killed almost 2 million people, the Hong Kong Influenza of 1968 is recorded as taking the lives of more than a million people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Swiss Sponsored NGO Recounts Impact
[Observer] -- Donates several medical and non-medical equipment to Liberian communities (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Strengthening Resilience for Food Security and Nutrition - the Key to Inclusive Socio-Economic Growth in Liberia
[Observer] After more than eight months without an Agriculture Minister, on February 5, 2020 a major transition was in sight, the senate committee held confirmation hearing for a nominee with strong institutional and sustainable reforms experience in the private sector and the United Nations system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: VP Taylor Breaks Grounds for Drug Rehab Center
[New Dawn] Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has broken grounds for the proposed Bai T. Moore Rehabilitation Village in Bomi County, describing the project as the beginning of true development of that County. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Authority Wants U.S.$3 Million to Prevent Coronavirus
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Health authorities are requesting US$3 million to boost the country's surveillance and preventive mechanisms against the ominous coronavirus that has hit several countries outside of China. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: WHO Declares Global Public Health Emergency
[Observer] Amid high threat level of Coronavirus outbreak, NPHIL, LAA deploy thermal scanners at RIA (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Authorities Seek U.S.$3 Million to Prevent Corona Virus
[Observer] -As GOL preliminarily allots $1.5 million (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: House Invites Health Authorities to Outline Coronavirus Preventive Mechanisms
[FrontPageAfrica] Capitol Hill -The House of Representatives has summoned officials of the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) to inform the House on preventive mechanisms being put in place to prevent the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: National Aids Commission Solicits Partners' Inputs to Develop HIV Strategic Plan
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National AIDS Commission of Liberia (NAC) has concluded a two-day national stakeholders' meeting to solicit the inputs of civil society organizations and development partners for the development of Liberia's new HIV and AIDS National Strategic Plan II (NSP II). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: J J Dossen Hospital Gets Medical Boost Again
[Observer] The James Jenkins Dossen Hospital has benefited from an endowment of miscellaneous medical supplies worth US$25,000 from Maryland County Senator J. Gbleh-bo Brown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Ministry of Health, Partners Prepared to Use Preventive Measures to Stop Coronavirus Entering Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) have begun educating the Liberian public about how to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberian Airports On Coronavirus Alert
[Observer] The Roberts International Airport (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: How Is Liberia Preparing for the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-Ncov)?
[Observer] A disease epidemic with the potential for pandemic proportions is upon us again. Unlike the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which caught Liberia and neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea off guide, there is a worldwide alarm on the emergence of a coronavirus in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: LAC Praised for Managing Lassa Fever
[New Dawn] The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) together with the World Health Organization and the U.S. Center for Disease Control (US CDC) lauds the Liberia Agriculture Company (LAC) for achieving lowest deaths from hospitalized patients affected by Lassa fever worldwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Healthcare Federation Launched Here
[New Dawn] Private healthcare facilities and practitioners here have launched a federation named 'Healthcare Federation of Liberia.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: NPHIL Intensifies Surveillance Against Corona-Virus Outbreak
[Observer] ..Urged the public to remain calm (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West Africa: Liberia Joins West Africa Healthcare Federation
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Monday joined the West Africa Health Care Federation. Liberia joined during the launch the Health care Federation of Liberia (HFL). The goal of the organization is to unify the private health sector in every country in order to collaborate to create an enabling environment for health care in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Public Health Authorities Release Health Advisory On Coronavirus Outbreak in China
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Public Health Institute of Liberia has released a public health advisory to the Liberian public on the coronavirus outbreak in the People's Republic of China. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Amb. Kemayah Gets Commitment From Colombian President M árquez to Help Address the Problem of Drug Use
[FrontPageAfrica] New York -Liberia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, His Excellency Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. has stressed the need for increased continuous and predictable financing of United Nations peacebuilding activities in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Major Govt Lab for Testing Medicine, Health Products Not Functional
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Medicine and Health Products Regulatory Authority (LNHRA) has disclosed that the only laboratory available for the testing of the wholesomeness of medical products coming into the country is not functional. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 'Call Me Names, I Don't Care'
[Observer] -- Rep. Youngblood responds to critics on her health (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: LCM Takes TB/HIV Dialogue to Southeastern Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria have completed a two-day Country Dialogue for Region 5 counties to provide input to the development of a new joint national TB/HIV funding request for the country. River Gee, Maryland and Grand Kru which are in southeastern Liberia were grouped as region 5 counties to prioritize areas of intervention for the development of a joint TB/HIV funding request for submission to the Global Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why the Coronavirus Should Worry Us All
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of MERS virus particles (yellow) both budding and attached to the surface of infected VERO E6 cells (blue). Credit: NIAIDBy Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Jan 21 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus outbreak — which began in Wuhan, China, and causes a pneumonia-like illness — is raging across Asia, infecting close to 300 people and killing four. It was initially known to be transmitted from animals to human, and was just confirmed to be transmitted from human to human. The rapid nature of its origin and speed in transmission reminds us that national security is threatened when ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System Liberia, Partners Launch New Software On Tuesday
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System Liberia team in partnership with the Ministry of Health and iCampus with support from GIZ and GFA would be launching a newly developed application software, Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System (REPPMAS) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at iCampus, Carey Street, Snapper Hill, Monrovia at 1:00 PM GMT. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System 'Soft Launch' Tuesday
[Observer] The Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System Liberia team in partnership with the Ministry of Health and iCampus, with support from GIZ and GFA, is pleased to announce to the public the Soft Launch Event of a newly developed application software, Regional Pandemic Prevention Management System (REPPMAS) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at iCampus, Carey Street, Snapper Hill, Monrovia at 1:00 PM GMT. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Firestone Liberia Hosts Children's Surgery International (CSI) for Ninth Mission to Duside
[Observer] Lora Stege Koppel, CSI board member and mission lead, expressed her happiness to be back in Liberia (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Healthcare Federation of Liberia Launches, Aims to Unify Private Health Sector
[Observer] Will be the official private sector counterpart to the Ministry of Health, as well as the national branch of the West Africa Private Healthcare Federation and therefore will be represented at the Africa Healthcare Federation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Lassa Fever Kills 3 in Grand Bassa - Over 20 Infected With the Virus
[FrontPageAfrica] Buchanan -The Surveillance Officer of Grand Bassa County Health team has confirmed to FrontPage Africa that there is a Lassa Fever outbreak in District #4, Grand Bassa County leading to 3 deaths and 20 others confirmed infected with the virus . (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Sinoe, Rivercess, Grand Gedeh Counties Brainstorm On Ending AIDS, TB in Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Southeastern Liberia -About 73 representatives of local county authorities, Ministry of Health, County Health Officers; the private sector; faith-based organizations; traditional leaders; civil society groups; human rights groups; community-based organizations, key populations to TB/HIV, women-based groups, persons living with HIV; people who are most vulnerable to and affected by the diseases drawn from three of Liberia's 15 political subdivisions, Sinoe, Rivercess, Grand Gedeh have completed a two-day regional country dialogu (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Alcohol Policy Alliance Joins Regional Body to Fight Alcohol Abuse in Sub-Region
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Alcohol Policy Alliance (LAPA) is calling on the general public to stop the abuse of alcohol. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 39,000 People Living With HIV in Liberia - Aids Commission Says
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Aids Commission (NAC), through its Director of Communications, has disclosed an unprecedented increase in the number of persons living with HIV in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia's Healthcare System is National Disgrace
[New Dawn] Indeed, the entire socio-cultural, economic and political structure of Liberia, managed, controlled and dominated by the Ruling Political Class had been, and is, a continuing quagmire, during the century and three quarters in which the Republic has been the sovereign State, since 1847. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism Regional Dialogue Helps Bassa, Margibi, Montserrado Identify Priority Areas for TB/HIV
[FrontPageAfrica] Grand -The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) has received a set of recommendation from Liberia's three TB/HIV high burden counties (Grand Bassa, Margibi and Montserrado) for inclusion in the country's new funding request to the Global Fund for approval. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Authorities Declare Continuous Lassa Fever Outbreak in Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Following the recent detection of several Lassa fever cases across four counties, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health announces that Liberia has experienced a continuous Lassa fever outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Authorities Declare Continuous Lassa Fever Outbreak
[Observer] Lassa fever is a viral hemorrhagic illness caused by a virus that is transmitted through contact with the urine or feces of infected rodents and through direct contact with body fluids of infected individuals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Nhaka Foundation Begins Charity At Home in Zimbabwe
[New Dawn] In this interview, Patrick Makokoro, the Founder and Chief Eexecutive Officer of Nhaka Foundation, discusses the organisation's efforts at supporting education and health care in rural regions in Zimbabwe, a landlocked country located in southern Africa. According official information, Zimbabwe's total population stands at 12.97 million. Due to large investments in education since independence, Zimbabwe has the highest adult literacy rate, in 2013 was 90.70%, in Africa, but much still remains to be done in (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Coordinating Mechanism Commences Regional Consultative Country Dialogue for TB/HIV Grant Proposal Development
[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) of the Global Fund (TGF) to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has commenced a regional consultative prioritization country dialogue to develop a joint funding request for Tuberculosis and HIV, on behalf of the country, for submission to the Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Bomi, Cape Mount, Gbarpolu Citizens Want Liberia Prioritize TB/HIV Prevention
[Observer] According to the LCM, the country dialogue is intended to ensure that the Global Fund's New Funding Model (NFM III) meets the need of the affected communities through engagement. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: LMC Commences Regional Consultative Country Dialogue
[New Dawn] The Liberia Coordinating Mechanism (LCM) of the Global Fund (TGF) to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has commenced a regional consultative prioritization country dialogue to develop a joint funding request for Tuberculosis and HIV, on behalf of the country, for submission to the Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - January 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: The Enemies Remain - Ignorance, Disease and Poverty
[Observer] Some Forty-four years ago, President William R. Tolbert Jr. declared a state of war on the trio enemies of National development. In a dramatic cabinet meeting that included the speaker of the house of representatives, Army Chief of Staff, Commanding General of the Liberian National Guard and the US Military adviser, President Tolbert sent the nation to war against: Ignorance, Disease and Poverty. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Girl Empower : a gender transformative mentoring and cash transfer intervention to promote adolescent wellbeing: impact findings from a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Liberia - Özler B, Hallman K, Guimond MF, Kelvin EA, Rogers M, Karnley E.
BACKGROUND: We evaluated Girl Empower - an intervention that aimed to equip adolescent girls with the skills to make healthy, strategic life choices and to stay safe from sexual abuse using a cluster-randomized controlled trial with three arms: cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news