MOH Dedicates Waiting Home and Surgery Theatre in Belefanai

The Ministry of Health has officially dedicated the Belefanai Health Center Surgery Theater worth little over one hundred ninety-seven thousand United States ($197, 000 USD) Dollars in Zota District, Bong County.

The dedicatory ceremony took place at the Belefanai Comprehensive Health Center (formerly Belefanai Clinic) on Monday, December 29, 2020, to ease quality health service delivery.

The one hundred and ninety- seven thousand United States Dollars ($197, 000 USD) project include, a Theater or operation room, Maternal Waiting Home and fencing of the entire Belefanai health center now named by Dr. Jallah as the Belefanai comprehensive health center.

The project was initiated under the Fixed Amount Reimbursement Agreement’s (FARA) program as a commitment by the government of the United States of America to enable the rebuilding of the Country’s health sector.

The modernized Belefanai Comprehensive Health Center is now compared to other major health facility like the JFK hospital, the Phebe referral hospital, among others and will be able to do work that other health facility across the Country can do.

Addressing scores of citizens in Belefanai Town during the opening ceremony of the facility, Liberia’s Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah described the facility as a big boost to the county’s health sector.

With the construction of the Material Waiting Home and the Theater at the Belefanai Comprehensive Health Center, she said maternal death will be minimized.

Expressing gratitude for the initiative, the Minister praised H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah and the Government of Liberia for the expedient and bilateral corporation with the Government of America, which has yielded such a fruitful result. She also indicated that the President’s vision to seeing quality and resilient healthcare as enshrined in the pro-poor agenda cannot be overemphasized.

Dr. Jallah, however, encouraged residents of Belefanai and its surroundings to always take ownership of the health facility by maintaining its tidiness and at the same time lauded the County Health Team of Bong County for the high level of commitment exhibited despite challenges faced in those hard to reach places.

In remarks, Bong County Health Officer, Dr. Jonathan Flomo, reaffirmed the county’s commitment to making sure the livelihood of the people representing central Bong County and its neighboring Counties receive continuous quality health service.

Making revelation on the assignment of trained medical surgeons to the facility, the Bong County Health Officer revealed that a team of medical surgeons have already been set to take care or charge of theater in Belefanai.

The Bong County District#4 Lawmaker, Rep. Robert Flomo Womba who was fully present, vowed to work with his colleagues in making sure that the facility is properly maintained in the County in turn of budgetary allotment.

Meanwhile, Bong County Development Superintendent, Anthony Boakai Sheriff characterized the dedication of the facility as a new dawn for the healthcare delivery system of the County.

Mr. Sheriff, on behalf of Superintendent Esther Y. Walker and the people of Bong County, lauded President George M. Weah for the improvement in the county health sector.

Meanwhile, the Bong County official cautioned citizens of the District to take care of the facility by helping to clean around it.

This dream come true of the Belefanai Comprehensive Health Center dedication brought together stakeholders, officials of the Ministry headed by Dr. Jallah and Representative of Zota District, Bong County.


          Felecia Gbesioh

         Director of Communication

Min. Jallah Dedicates County Health Team Office

Liberia’s Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah has officially dedicated a newly constructed county Health Team office in Sinje, Garwula District, Grand Cape Mount County.

The new county health office dedicated yesterday, December 22, 2020 will host health officers assigned in the county and effectuate free flow of administrative communication between the county and the Health Ministry. The one hundred eighty thousand United States Dollars ($180,000.00USD) project was funded under the Fixed Amount Reimbursement Agreement (FARA) project. 

Speaking on behalf of the Government and the Ministry of Health, Dr Wilhelmina Jallah said: “On behalf of my boss, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah and the Ministry of Health family, I want to extend sincere thanks and appreciation to Mrs. Louise Mapleh, Program Manager of the USAID sponsored Project, and her team that worked diligently to make sure that this project become a success”.

She praised the Almighty God for sparing lives of Liberians during these trier times of the Coronavirus pandemic: “we want to also thanks the Almighty God for seeing this day; He is able to make us seeing this day despite the spread of the virus.

Acknowledging series of projects, which are expected to be dedicated by the Ministry in many parts of the Country, Dr. Jallah  said collaboration and corporation from citizens is the bedrock to achieving any development goal.

She urged resident of Sinje to serve as ambassadors of the facility for its safety and maintenance and work with assigned health workers at the Health Center for its smooth functioning “We put our people in your hands for you to take care of them”.

She also hailed the people of Sinje and Liberians at large for the resilience demonstrated in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Jallah, however, reminded them to bear in mind that Covid-19 is not yet eradicated and urged all citizens to keep heeding health protocols instituted by the Ministry to the pandemic.

The Health Minister said she was exceedingly happy to visit that part of Country to dedicate such a huge project that will provide quality health service delivery in Grand Cape Mount and its environs.

In separate remarks, the people of Sinje Lauded the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health for constructing such office in the County


          Felecia Gbesioh

         Director of Communication