The Provision of quality healthcare delivery for all is something Liberian Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah has over the past years ensured its realization. The Minister who hits the ground running has instituted visitation to health facilities as a key strategy to ensuring that the best quality of healthcare is provided to patients amid the sporadic Coronavirus pandemic.
To see this vision realize, Dr. Jallah on Thursday 13, 2020 embarked on inspection of health facilities in Margibi and Bong Counties respectively. The Minister’s surprised visit to both C.H. Rennie and Bong Mines Hospitals was intended to access the quality of service provided to patients, materials and drugs supplied given to health facilities are received and in stock. It was also meant to ensure necessary protection and safety for all healthcare workers.
Demystifying rumors of drugs shortage at various health facilities in the Country, the energetic Health Minister said the Ministry has always ensured drugs coupled with assorted medical supplies are available to government facilities for delivering of quality health services to the Liberian populace.
During the Minister’s stay at the C.H. Rennie hospital, she toured the facility ranging from ware house to pharmaceutical center to inspect the availability of drugs.
“Thanks honorable Minister for taking the bold step thus far. We have all the supplies stable and in stock for now. Every supplies sent to us are managed properly. Secondly, we have enough drugs here,” Dr. Myer Chea Pajibo, County Health Officer (CHO) of the C.H. Rennie Hospital, told Dr. Jallah during the inspection.
He assured the Minister and team of proper monitoring of consignments stored at the facility for its intended purposes.
He indicated that they have been given an active focal person both for the county and the hospital, who is responsible to address challenges face by health facilities to be speedily mitigated.
In response, Dr. Jallah urged the CHO and Medical Director in the Counties to properly disseminate information continuously to health workers across the county, warning that people should be held responsible and accountable for whatever assignment or job given them.
Courtesy of MOH Communication Unit