The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has set up anti-Ebola regulations to govern all citizens irrespective of status or affiliation.
President of the National Ebola Survivors Network of Liberia is appealing to journalists in the country to strengthen relationship with survivors.
Over sixty Ebola orphans and survivors in the Township of West Point Tuesday received and solar Lanterns from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The distribution of the sixty-four (64) solar radios and Panasonic solar Lanterns was in continuation of the UNDP’s endeavor to help Ebola survivors and orphans have access to information and provide light in their homes.
The Saint Joseph’s Catholic Hospital in Congo Town, suburb of Monrovia resumes operation this Monday, 24th November after being badly hit by the deadly Ebola virus.
A Liberian pharmacist, Mr. David Sumo, says sub-standard drugs on the Liberian market are killing people. Mr. Sumo says Liberia is being as a dumping ground for sub standard food and drugs. He calls on the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to thoroughly monitor or inspect goods coming to Liberia to ensure public safety.
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare here in collaboration with the Incident Management System has reached a conclusion to decommission three ETUs in Montserrado County in the wake of a significant decline in new infections.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed delight that most Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs) around Monrovia are experiencing a decline in patient intake; but warned Liberians to continue to follow the advice and measures specified by healthcare workers in order to break the transmission of the disease, as there are still hotspots and pockets in communities.
The European Union Ebola Coordinator, Christos Stylianides, has warned Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and his institution to remain on the alert, in spite of Ebola decline here. Following a meeting with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday, November 14, 2014, the EU anti-Ebola envoy said there were some positive signals that the spread of the disease was retreating in some parts of Liberia.
The World Health Organization says while the number of Ebola cases appears to be declining, with reported cases in Monrovia falling from 75 to 25 daily, a mixed picture emerges in different counties across the country.
The National Health Workers Association of Liberia has expressed frustration over government’s alleged failure to provide better incentives and good working condition for health care workers in the country. Members of the association recently abandoned work in demand for better incentive from government.