- published: 14 Oct 2017
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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.
Liberian midwives are being trained as surgeons to assume the role of maternal health doctors killed by Ebola. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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
This film provides an inside look at Liberia's healthcare system, which continues to struggle to rebuild itself nine years after the conclusion of a civil war.
A Boston-area medical center shut down when a patient turned up showing symptoms of Ebola.
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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A colony of more than 60 chimpanzees have been living on six estuary islands in Liberia after being previously used in medical research. The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International have provided emergency care to the animals since March 2015 and have also taken responsibility to provide high-quality, lifetime care to the chimpanzees, including basic care, veterinary care and new sanctuary facilities.
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.