Liberia WHO Country Office

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The mission of the WHO Liberia Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable level of health by all people living in Liberia through collaboration with the government and other partners in health development and the provision of technical and logistic support to country programmes.


Ebola virus disease outbreak in Liberia
The emergence of Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa threatens regional and global public health security.
 

 

President of Liberia honors WHO for support in health

President of Liberia honors WHO for support in health Monrovia, 24 July 2014 – The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, honoured today the World Health Organization (WHO) country office by conferring the Humane Order of African Redemption with the Grade of Knight Grand Commander, for its achievements and support during the past years in areas such as maternal and children mortality, disease prevention and control, and outbreaks, including the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
 

 

The World Health Organization’s Regional Director Dr Sambo calls for accelerated efforts to control Ebola

Dr Sambo addressing the National Task Force on Ebola of Liberia
Monrovia, 22 July 2014 - The World Health Organization’s Regional Director for Africa Dr Luis Sambo began official visits to the three West African Countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. On the first leg of the visit, the Regional Director arrived in Liberia on Monday 21 July 2014 to review current outbreak response and challenges, and explore the best ways to rapidly contain the EVD outbreak in West Africa.
 

 

WHO supports Ministry of Health community education to contain Ebola in Liberia

WHO supports Ministry of Health community education to contain Ebola in Liberia Community leaders in three counties in Liberia – Montserrado, Margibi, and Lofa – are receiving information sessions on Ebola as part of the effort to contain the disease. WHO is supporting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to conduct these sessions on the basics of the disease, how it is transmitted and what people can do to help authorities contain the disease. In the orientation sessions, printed materials are distributed and footage is shown on topics like treatment and holding centres, proper burial of the dead, and others.


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