South Africa: South Africa to Donate Vaccines to Liberia and Sierra Leone
[FrontPageAfrica] South African Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Candith Mashigo-Dlamini, will travel to Liberia and Sierra Leone to hand over vaccines from 26-30 September 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: WaterAid Liberia Country Director Echoes Call for 10 Percent Reduction On Sanitary Pads Tariff
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Country Director of WaterAid Liberia, Chuchu K. Selma, has stressed the need for 10 percent reduction tariff on the import of sanitary pads in Liberia as a means of improving sexual reproduction health and rights for adolescent girls and young women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Sehyikimpa Residents Happy Over Govt - AML Reported Plan
[New Republic] Nimba -- Over the weekend, a cross section of citizens from Sehyikimpa Town in Nimba County welcomed a team of reporters from Nimba D-9 TV who had gone to asked of the impression over plans by the government and AML to relocate the GW Harley Hospital to their Town. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: A New Bill to Ban Female Genital Cutting Looks Set for Defeat Even As Liberians Abandon the Practice
[FrontPageAfrica] Liberia is one of just three West African nations where female genital cutting is legal. In this two-part series with New Narratives' Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh finds strong resistance to the bill from traditional leaders and little political will to challenge them. At the same time Sande's membership is plummeting. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Sanctioned Officials Resign
[New Dawn] Two of the three sanctioned Liberian officials, Mr. Nathaniel F. McGill and Mr. Bill Twehway have resigned their respective positions from President George Manneh Weah's government, nearly a month after the U.S. Government sanctioned them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Former Zogo Share Experience How He Overcame Drugs and Became Clean
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Israel Samuel Roberts, a former drug addict, but now the class president of the New Life Recovery Center in Marshall, Margibi County, said he was hooked on narcotics for eight years, and used to smoke "coco" and heroin also known as "Italian White" or "Tai-girl". But he has now been "clean" for 12 months without any narcotic substances in his system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: UNFPA, Swedish Embassy's Interventions Leading to Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Nimba
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Health workers in Bahn, Nimba County said since the construction and dedication of a maternal waiting room at the Bahn Health Center, there has been no report of maternal death at the facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 12, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Liberia: ID Scientist Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan Lectures At Noguchi Medical Research Institute
[FrontPageAfrica] Accra -- A prominent infectious diseases expert, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, M.D., has urged national governments to provide needed support to African biomedical scientists and biomedical engineers as they work hard to provide solutions for the continent's medical and public health problems. He said, we as Africans will have to provide the solutions to our own problems. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

United We Stand to Achieve Sustainable Development
Credit: United Nations Office for South-South CooperationBy Deepali Khanna and Siddharth ChatterjeeBANGKOK / BEIJING, Sep 12 2022 (IPS) The world today faces a future that is in peril. Our challenges have become more complex and interconnected, as we see the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, an uneven economic recovery, a climate emergency, growing inequalities, and an increase in conflicts globally. This year also marks a grim milestone, with over 100 million people forcibly displaced. These events accompany increasing division in the community of nations which threatens to push the achievement of the Sustainable Develop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Deepali Khanna and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Global Headlines Health Inequality Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs South-South Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Na Source Type: news

Liberia: ULCHS Opens ELAB at JFK in Honor of Dr. Samuel Bowman
[New Dawn] The University of Liberia College of Health Sciences' (ULCHS') Experiential Learning and Assessment Lab (ELAB) clinical simulation space has officially opened at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Medical Center, named in honor of the late Liberian Medical Doctor Samuel G. Bowman. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: First Touch Sports Academy Identifies With Maternity Center At JFK Hospital
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- First Touch Sports Academy, one of the premiers sporting academy in Liberia, has donated several assorted items to the Maternity Center at the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital in celebration of its second anniversary. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia Benefits Pen-Plus Strategy to Treat Sickle Cell, Diabetes, and Heart Diseases
[FrontPageAfrica] Liberia is along with Malawi and Haiti to benefit from a Partner in Health and the World Health Organization's medical program, called the Pen-Plus Strategy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Health Ministry Applauds Jeety's Intervention At Redemption Hospital
[New Dawn] The Ministry of Health through a communication dated 1 September 2022 has extended appreciation to Indian businessman and philanthropist Mr. Upit Singh Sachdeva on behalf of the Redemption Hospital for his immense contribution to the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Kudos Mr. President for Milestone 14 Military Hospital
[New Republic] DESPITE BEING THE oldest independent African nation, Liberia remains stuck in serious social, political and economic quagmire- a condition that continues to tell on its trifling population in diverse ways. However, it is very diaphanously clear that out of these rather horrendous situations stand out a debasing healthcare system that inarguably needs complete and indisputable overall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Saving Lives and Livelihoods Helping Africa Fight COVID-19 - One-Shot At a Time
[New Dawn] So far, three countries have surpassed the 70% vaccination target; Seychelles (81.3%), Mauritius (76.6%0 and Rwanda (76.5%). Also, 10 countries have attained a target of between 40% and 70% include Comoros, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cape Verde, Tunisia, Morocco, and Sao Tome and Principe. In total, about 21.2% percent of the continent's population is fully vaccinated, hence, to drive increase in COVID-19 uptake, the in-country implementation took place in Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, and (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news