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The Liberia Medical Mission formed by members of the Liberian diaspora works to eradicate and spread awareness of Ebola in Liberia. The group worked to limit the spread of the disease during its peak and continues to bring medical supplies to Liberia. VOA's Monique John reports.
On November 3, the medical Aircraft to be base in Liberia and serve the West African Sub-region has being launch in the County. The ASPEN-Medical Aircraft will take patient from Liberia to other parts of West Africa. The Beach craft 900C is owned and operated by Aspen-Medical International which has health facilities present in Africa including Liberia. The Aircraft carry six patients at a time. Moses Garzeawu reports
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Soon there will be 700 beds for treating Ebola patients in Monrovia. But medical staff are among the first victims, and in the Liberian capital, half of the health centers are shut and just one hospital is functioning. Many of the city’s inhabitants—pregnant women, children suffering from malnutrition or malaria and road casualties—are without access to medical care. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned with protecting health workers providing all kinds of medical care.
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To say medical supplies and healthcare personnel are in short supply in Liberia would be a vast understatement. Liberia Vice President Joseph Boakai and his delegation met with healthcare leaders in the northwest metro to emphasize that point. Earlier this year, the Ebola virus crippled the republic still recovering from a devastating civil war. More than 4800 people died from the Ebola virus, which included many medical personnel. Basic supplies like gloves and syringes are still scarce. "It's nothing like you see here," says Vice President Boakai. "Without good health, there's nothing we can do." Many Liberians and volunteers from the northwest metro have led the way in rebuilding efforts. Brooklyn Park Fire Chief Ken Prillaman has organized firefighting donation efforts and training ...
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The Ebola epidemic has left 179 health workers dead and forced the closure of countless medical facilities. These facilities are now gradually re-opening. Monrovia has just two public hospitals and, like many other medical facilities, one of them, JDJ, closed at the height of the Ebola epidemic. But activities at the hospital, which delivers emergency paediatric and maternity care, are gradually resuming. MSF is helping by supplying protective equipment and providing training on infection control measures. "The measures that are being put in place, I think they are really going to improve our general condition in hospitals, we're going to feel more confident, it will improve the kind of services that we give to the people (...) Because one mistake will lead to your own death. So you hav...
Liberia has opened a Chinese funded medical center in the capital Monrovia Tuesday. The bulk of medical supplies and equipment had been shipped from China to help set up the 100 bed infectious disease hospital built in the space of a month. Clementine Logan reports