The provision of essential commodities which has enhanced access to quality healthcare service delivery at various health facilities across the nation that contributes to the reduction in deaths of newborn and children as well as the population in general, has been so passionate and dedicated commitment by Liberia’s Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah.
In supra, the Minister joined Chinese envoy credited near Monrovia along with UNICEF Chief of Party to Liberia, to donate assorted medical supplies to Worhn Clinic in Margibi County.
60 IEHK2017, kit, suppl, 1c-cold chain medicine; 50 obstetric, surgical kit, suppl, 2-equipment; 49 obstritic, surgical kit, suppl, 1-drugs; midwifery kit—equipment, 2; 60 Cardiotocograp (CTG monitor), normal and twins Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) AND Uterine contraction (UC) detection; 60 resuscitation kit, basic (adult, neonate and child); 4 scanner, ultrasound, mobile, w/access; 60 Midwifery kit, 1-drugs; 60 resuscitation platform; and 8, 053 ready to use therapeutic food (RUTF) presented to the County Health Team of Margibi to reduce challenges of stock out of essential lifesaving commodities, thereby enabling health service providers to provide uninterrupted services.
The PAPD represents the highest level of government commitment to investing in and driving socio-economic development in the country. Additionally, the interventions on neonatal health are aligned to the Liberia Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) 2019-2023. The main strategic focus and priority of the ENAP is to improve the health of neonates and to ensure availability and accessibility of this services in public health facilities.
The care of children with SAM is aligned to the government’s National Nutrition Policy (NNP) as well as the UNICEF Global Nutrition Strategy.
Director of Communications MoH/RL