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.
 
Outbreak response - WHO and Partners

Ebola outbreak response and needs by Dr Nestor NDAYIMIRIJE

  • Official opening of Island Hospital: Pictorial news View of the Island Hospital Dr. Francis Kateh reading official order of programme leading to the opening of Island Hospital Dr. Bernice T. Dahn, Chief Medical Officer/RL making remarks at opening of Island Hospital Hon. Morris Dukuly, Minister of Internal Affairs making remarks at opening of Island Hospital Hon. Amara Konneh, Minister of Finance making remarks at opening of Island Hospital Rep. Edward Ford, District #6 Representative, making remarks at opening of Island Hospital Hon. Dr.…
  • WHO embarks on strengthening community engagement and empowerment in Liberia to halt Ebola Virus Disease. The WHO social mobilization team in Liberia working in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other partners UNICEF,MSF, IFRC has embarked on strengthening community engagement and empowerment to halt and reverse the Ebola virus disease outbreak. WHO social mobilization team jointly with UNICEF and USAID are training teachers from the 25 counties as part of the Ministry of       Education in its community engagement and empowerment Ebola response. Dr.  Munodawafa was interviewed by UNMIL Radio…
  • More hospital beds for Liberia Doctors and nurses are the people who immediately come to mind as critical to controlling the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. But there are many others whose jobs are no less critical: engineers, architects, plumbers and construction workers. “One of our greatest challenges is that we urgently need hundreds of additional hospital beds for treatment of patients with Ebola. At present, dozens of people are being turned away from treatment centres every day because they are full - or overfull,”…
  • Liberia: promoting safe air travel “Excuse me, Sir, I need to take your temperature.” These words are often overheard these days at the international airport of Monrovia, where a group of doctors and nurses from the Ministry of Health of Liberia screen passengers arriving and leaving the country for Ebola. When people leave Liberia, they also complete a form to evaluate whether they are at risk of infection because they have had contact with someone sick with Ebola. If someone presents with fever or symptoms…
  • UN intensifies Ebola response in Liberia Coordinated response bringing more resources and access to care  MONROVIA, Liberia | August 2014 – As Liberia continues to struggle with the largest and most complex outbreak of Ebola in history, the World Health Organization (WHO) is working with the UN, the government and other partners to intensify the Ebola response by injecting new assets into Liberia’s health sector and beyond. The announcement comes following the UN high level delegation’s meetings with government officials, NGOs and other partners to review…