Liberia WHO Country Office


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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  • 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.
  • WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti concludes her visit to Liberia Monrovia, 24 April 2015 - The WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has wrapped up her 3 day official visit to Liberia with a courtesy call on the President of Liberia, Her Excellency, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Welcoming Dr Moeti, the President congratulated her for having been elected as Regional Director of WHO for the African Region. She also expressed her gratitude to WHO for being a good partner in health development and said that the organization has…
  • WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti arrives in Liberia for a two-day official visit Monrovia, 22 April 2015 - The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti began a two-day official visit to Liberia today. The aim of the visit is to assess the progress that has been made in controlling the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic and identify areas WHO could further support the country in its recovery efforts. The visit is the last leg of the Regional Director’s tour of the three countries worst affected by the EVD…
  • Ministry of Health and Partners Validate Investment Plan for Building a Resilient Health System in Liberia Monrovia, 10 April, 2015 - Following years of a catastrophic civil war, the Government of Liberia, along with partners put in place a number of initiatives for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the health sector that was completely ravished. Paramount among these efforts was the development of a ten year National Health and Social Welfare Policy and Plan along with an essential package of health services.
  • WHO Donates Vehicles to Ministry of Health to Enhance Mobility and Outreach Monrovia, 10 April 2015 - During the past fifteen years, Liberia has gone through three complex emergencies, two civil wars and currently the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak.  These emergencies disrupted the country’s economy and caused the near collapse of the health sector.   The Government and partners have initiated a number of measures to rehabilitate and reconstruct the country and in particular to restore access to basic health services.