The Ministry of Heath is warning Liberians to avoid complacency in the wake of the reported decrease in the deadly Ebola virus across the country.
The Liberia Medical and Dental Council has began a 10-day monitoring of all public and private health facilities in Montserrado County. According to a press release issued in Monrovia on Monday, 3 November the aim of the process is to monitor systems and processes in health facilities to prevent and control infections, in keeping with the health regulations of the Liberia especially in the wake of the Ebola outbreak.
The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Liberia Red Cross (LRC) have reached out to more than 400,000 people in Liberia in its efforts to battle the Ebola Virus Disease.
Liberia’s embattled Health Ministry Dr. Walter Gwenigale has boasted of empty beds in Ebola Treatment Units or ETUs across Liberia, as a new ETU of eight large tent with approximately 300- bed capacity was being dedicated in Congo Town.
A report from Nimba says unknown men have burglarized a storeroom of the Ganta Ebola Treatment Center and made away with several items. The robbers allegedly used knives and other weapons and broke into the storeroom.
A local non-governmental organization under the banner Public Health Initiative or PHIL in collaboration with Action Aid Liberia has conducted a three-day training of trainers’ workshop on Ebola awareness in Monrovia.
The National Port Authority or NPA last weekend donated ten hospital beds and beddings to the Phebe Hospital in Suakoko, Bong County.
A UNICEF initiative to establish real time data flow to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ebola health care centers throughout the country is in its final stages and may become operational as early as this week.
A high level 15-member advance team from the People’s Republic of China is expected in Liberia Friday, October 24, 2014 for the construction and operation of Ebola Treatment Units in the Country.
Health workers here are in complete worry as the French medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres downsizes some 38 contractors from Ebola Treatment Unit in Foya, Lofa County as a result of stabilizing infection rate there.