Ministry of Health and WHO Observes World Health Day

The Health Ministry and the World Health organization (WHO) On Friday April 5, 2019, observed an initial celebration of World Health day at the Ministry’s head office entrance in Congo town. The intent of this initial celebration was to present to the world the commitment and togetherness of all. The solidarity chain brought together donors, […]

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Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, County Tour

The health minster’s tour was intended to assess entire health care system within various counties. She held meetings with county health teams, hospital management teams. Partners, health workers, civil society organizations, women groups, and superintendents. She also had an interaction with the patients and community members.

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Liberia Launches 5 Year Mental Health Policy and Strategic Plan

MThe Ministry of Health of Liberia is making progress in mental health care in the face of considerable challenges. To address the severe shortage of mental health clinicians and social workers, the Ministry of Health with support from the Carter Center, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Partners in Health (PIH), United Nations Agency for International Development […]

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Liberia Achieves 95% Coverage During Polio Campaigns

The Ministry of Health with support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization and other partners has concluded a four- day polio immunization campaign from February 24th – 27th targeting a total of 945,464 children 0 – 59 months. The post- campaign independent monitoring […]

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Health Minister participates in the DG of the WHO meeting

Liberia’s Health Minister, Dr. Bernice Dahn participates in the preliminary elections of a new DG of the World Health Organization (WHO), among other health Ministers of the world at that organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Included on the photos above are the, Head of Liberia’s Permanent Mission at Geneva, H.E. Paul W. Tate as well […]

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Public Health Law Under Scrutiny

The law under scrutiny was enacted in 1976 but has since gone through a number of amendments in 2010. The review process which drew together legal minds and experts in other disciplines from across the country, was held in Gbarnga, Bong County. The scrutiny of the Public Health Law principally sought to make it compatible […]

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MOH ends Maternal Mortality Conference

The Montserrado County Health Team with financial and technical support from the World Health Organization and the Japan International Cooperation Agency has ended a -one day conference on maternal mortality. The conference, which brought together over hundred health personnel and policy makers in government, sought to build consensus and strengthen ongoing effort aimed at tackling […]

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