The Israelis medical team visit to Liberia comes as a result of the President and his entourage’s recent visit to Isreal of which Minister Dr. Wilhemina Jallah formed an integral part.
During the visit, his Excellency President George M. Weah met with his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israelis Prime Minister in which Agriculture and Health were high on the agenda amongst other pertinent issues.
According to Dr. Ronit Almog spokesperson of the team, they were from Tel-Aviv medical center located in Ichilov, Isreal which is one of their biggest hospital. She further noted that in their effort to save lives, they were able to establish an organization named “Bringing new lives to the world”.
She also said that their coming to Liberia is the beginning of a program which is soon to be set up and it is also a program that seeks to cover a doctors exchange that would enable Liberian doctors visit Israel whilst Israelis doctors to Liberia. According to Dr. Ronit Almog from their assessment made at these major facilities (John F. Kennedy Hospital, CB Dumba Hospital, and Phebe Hospital), she believes that there is an urgent need for them to assist with equipment to the health facilitates in Liberia.A group of four, Prof. Ariel Many, Dr. Ronit Almog, Dr. Ronela Marou and international photographer Zi Kooren of national Geography channel who were in the Liberia since Sunday, March 17, 2019, left on Sunday, March 24, 2019.