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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
Chevron's partnership with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine brings pediatricians and OB-GYNs to JFK Memorial Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia, to help improve medical care for mothers and children. For more about Chevron in Liberia, visit http://www.chevron.com/countries/liberia/.
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 ...
Praise God! Our first medical supplies shipment departed for Liberia on Thursday September 4, 2014 from Lafayette, Louisiana USA. We want to sincerely thank God first for the opportunity to be a little part of service and hope in stopping the spread of this deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in West Africa. We want to also say a big, big thank you to all of you from around the world who got involved in one form or the other to help make this shipment possible. Thanks a lot for your prayers, time, resources and finances you invested in making a difference in a very difficult world especially in this time of unimaginable crisis of the Ebola Virus Outbreak in West Africa. Honestly, we couldn’t have done it without your support and involvement! On behalf of the impoverished people of West Africa, pa...
After 20 years of emergency aid, Médecins Sans Frontières reduces activities in Liberia, handing its hospital services over to the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare - a sign of the health systems progress just seven years after the end of 14 years of brutal civil war. As Liberia reconstructs and develops, many challenges lie ahead. Here the children of Liberia express worries for healthcare and share hopes for the future.
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.
Kolu Kamah, Excellent Medical Clinic, Liberia: She is providing quality, accessible primary health care services + a pharmacy to rural families. Progress: Kolu bought and renovated the clinic building, and opened for business, after being delayed by the Ebola outbreak. She is recruiting 7 staff members, and in less than her month of operations, already had served 40 patients for doctors visits and 125 for pharmaceutical services.
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