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30 Medical Doctors to visit Liberia

About 30 international medical experts are expected to arrive in the country to perform surgical operations on citizens who suffer from medical complications in Montserrado County District #1.

District Representative Lawrence Morris says the medical doctors are expected to be operate at the Benson Hospital in Bensonville for two days from June 15-16 in an effort to cater to the residents’ health needs.

Rep. Morris made the disclosure recently in Monrovia when he officially embarked on a consultative tour within his constituency, visiting four townships along with their commissioners and other local authorities.

According to him, his office has been lobbying with international partners and friends to ensure the success of the campaign which is aimed at helping to alleviate health problems of the citizens through a temporary medical response.

Rep. Morris has also outlined several plans that he intends to undertake for the district. They include erecting hand-pumps throughout all townships, constructing a 500 – bed – room hospital, a vocational school for the district, and a building of various offices in the district for his constituents.

He toured Croziervile, Harrisburg, White Plains, and Louisiana townships respectively. He was met by jubilant residents including women, youths and elders, some of whom expressed appreciation for taking up his time to visit and listen to their problems.

Speaking with this paper, locals in different parts of the district say the lack of electricity, safe drinking water, proper health services, better education and recreation centers, and a high poverty rates are among their concerns.

Maseline Z. Jackson, Abraham J.C. Wama, Margaret Williams, Alphanso Saye Logan, Jr. and others told our reporter that they want the national government to focus its priorities on helping to improve their living standards noting because they too are Liberians and taxpayers.

By Lewis S. Teh–Edited by Winston W. Parley


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