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

  • Visit of the WHO Social Mobilization team to the School of the Deaf and Dumb in Virginia, Montserrado, Liberia Pupils of Deaf and Dumb School showing sign of ‘I love you’ to Professor Davidson Munodawafa following a talk on keeping Ebola out of the community
  • Government of Liberia signs agreement with partners to fight ebola in Liberia The Government of Liberia has signed its first three groundbreaki ng contract agreements with key implementing partners for the US$52m Ebola Emergency Response operation that is intended to accelerate Liberia’s response to the Ebola epidemic across the country At the ceremony held at the newly established Ebola Crisis Response Center Thursday in Sinkor, Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh said the three contractual agreements with key development partners including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the…
  • Official opening of Island Hospital: Pictorial news
  • 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,”…