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  • Vaccination campaign success in Liberia Monrovia, 26th May, 2015: Liberia successfully concluded a week long integrated measles vaccination campaign for under fives in all the 15 counties. This campaign executed from May 8-14 was launched at the Duport Road Health Center in Monrovia by the Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai.
  • Official declaration of the end of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia Today 11th May, 2015 the Government of the Republic of Liberia hosted a celebration marking the end of Ebola outbreak in Liberia at a colorful event held at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion, Monrovia. At this event the WHO Country Representative presented the Ebola Free declaration to the Head of Incident Management Team, who in turn presented it to the Minister of Health and Her Excellency the President of Liberia. The program was filled with personal testimonials and special remarks from…
  • The Ebola outbreak in Liberia is over Today, 9 May 2015, WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission. Forty-two days have passed since the last laboratory-confirmed case was buried on 28 March. The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over. Interruption of transmission is a monumental achievement for a country that reported the highest number of deaths in the largest, longest, and most complex outbreak since Ebola first emerged in 1976. At the peak of transmission, which occurred during August and September 2014, the country…
  • Liberia conducts first polio, measles immunizations since Ebola outbreak. Joint statement from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia; the Centers for Disease Control (CDC); the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Monrovia, 8 May 2015 – A week-long campaign to vaccinate more than 600,000 children against polio and measles kicks off today in Liberia, led by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, and supported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health…
  • Liberia launches the distribution of 2.8 Million Insecticide Treated Nets to mark the commemoration of World Malaria Day. Monrovia, 28 April, 2015 - The Ministry of Health (MOH) / National Malaria Control Program in collaboration with its partners on Saturday, 25th April, 2015 commemorated World Malaria Day 2015 and launched the distribution of 2.8 Million Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets. The commemorative event was held in Monrovia at the City Hall.

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A child in an ETU being assisted to eat

WHO staff demonstrating how to prepare and use chlorine in water for hand washing

WHO staff crossing a cane bridge on the way to one of the hard-to-reach areas in Bong County

A community elder in Lofa County examining an Ebola poster

Village children waving bye to WHO staff in Lofa County

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