Monrovia Liberia: Government Warns Motorcyclists Not to Use EBOLA PPEs As Raincoats

Monrovia Liberia: Government Warns Motorcyclists Not to Use EBOLA PPEs As Raincoats

MONROVIA LIBERIA: Liberian Government Warns Motorcyclists Not to Use EBOLA “PPEs” Protective Clothing, Helmets, Goggles, or other Garments As Raincoats Deputy Health Minister for Disease, Surveillance and Epidemic Control, Mr. Tolbert Nyenswah, has warned motorcyclists to stop using the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as raincoats. PPE is referred to as protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection when performing certain duties. Mr. Nyenswah gave the warning Tuesday in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County at a ceremony marking the…

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Liberia Declared Ebola Free For The 4th Time

Liberia Declared Ebola Free For The 4th Time

  The World Health Organization (WHO) Announced on Thursday June 9 That Liberia is Officially Free of the Ebola virus. Making this the 4th Time Liberia Declared Ebola Free. Liberia is officially free of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced yesterday Thursday, after the country successfully passed 42 days without a confirmed case of this often-fatal disease, the Voice of America (VOA) reported. “WHO commends Liberia’s government and people on their effective response to this recent re-emergence of Ebola,” said Dr. Alex Gasasira, the organization’s representative in…

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IOM Liberia Ebola Crisis Response April 2016

IOM Liberia Ebola Crisis Response April 2016

IOM supported the International Health Regulations  (IHR)  assessment  of  four airports  and  sea  ports  to  evaluate  the core capacities needed for detecting and responding  to  specified  human  health hazards and events. In April, IOM trained an additional 80 screeners  who  were  deployed  to checkpoints and points of entry along the Guinea and Liberia  border  to  strengthen surveillance  measures  to  detect  and prevent  cross border  transmission  of Ebola. As part of the Epidemic Preparedness and   Response   Consortium,   IOM conducted 23 health facility spot checks in  Gbarpolu,  Maryland,  and  Grand Gedeh  counties …

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Monrovia March 2016 – New Ebola Cases in Liberia

Monrovia March 2016 – New Ebola Cases in Liberia

Liberia and Guinea are examining the roots of Ebola transmission in Liberia’s most recent flare-up after a five-year old boy tested positive for the virus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the boy is one of three young children of a lady who passed away from Ebola in Liberia last week having had lately travelled from Guinea, bringing the number of cases in this latest flare-up to 2. According to Liberian health authorities, the woman arrived with her children on 21 March, immediately after her husband died in Guinea…

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Ebola Outbreaks a Wake-up Call For Politician and Liberia governments

Ebola Outbreaks a Wake-up Call For Politician and Liberia governments

The director general of the World Health Organization WHO, Margaret Chan , speaks during a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday October 20, 2015. The director general of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan says the Ebola crisis in West Africa should serve as a “wake-up call” for member states to do more to prevent deadly disease outbreaks before they occur. Dr. Margaret Chan noted 30 percent of staffers in a WHO preparedness division were cut after the 2008 financial crisis and funding has remained insufficient since then, despite recommendations…

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Why Did Liberia Beat Ebola Before Guinea or Sierra Leone?

Why Did Liberia Beat Ebola Before Guinea or Sierra Leone?

The Reasons Why Liberia Was Able To Beat The Deadly Ebola Virus Before Guinea or Sierra Leone? Read Below. ANALYSIS By Simon Allison, ISS Consultant On 9 May, the World Health Organisation (WHO) made a remarkable announcement. After 14 months and 4 573 deaths, Liberia was formally declared to be free from Ebola. The announcement came after Liberia successfully – albeit nervously – waited 42 days without any new cases. ‘Interruption of transmission is a monumental achievement for a country that reported the highest number of deaths in the largest,…

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Liberia To Be Declare Ebola Free on Saturday May 09, 2015

Liberia To Be Declare Ebola Free on Saturday May 09, 2015

World Health Organization To Declare Liberia Ebola Free on Saturday May 09, 2015 Liberia approaching the end of the deadly Ebola virus on saturday may 09, 2015 when the World Health Organization (WHO) will declare Liberia Ebola free. Saturday may 09, 2015 Liberia will be completing the 42 days to the Ebola countdown.

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New Ebola Case Ends Liberia Countdown To Ebola-Free

New Ebola Case Ends Liberia Countdown To Ebola-Free

Monrovia Liberia Latest Ebola Updates. New Ebola Case Ends Liberia Countdown To Been Ebola Free. The new Ebola case is a major setback for Liberia, a woman was tested positive in Monrovia nearly a month after last Ebola patient was released from Ebola treatment center. The woman arrived at the emergency room of Monrovia’s Redemption Hospital on Thursday night, according to Elizabeth Hamann of the International Rescue Committee, She was identified as a suspected Ebola case and put in the hospital’s isolation unit while awaiting test results. She is now…

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Liberia Releases Last Known Ebola Patient From Treatment Center

Liberia Releases Last Known Ebola Patient From Treatment Center

Liberia Releases The Last Ebola Patient Beatrice Yardolo From The Chinese Run Ebola Treatment Center. The last Ebola patient Beatrice Yardolo show in photo with Chinese Military Health Workers at the Ebola Treatment center located at the outskirts of Monrovia was released on March 5, 2015. The country is not totally free of Ebola yet, Liberia need 44 days more and if no new cases signal during that period then nation will be declare Ebola free.  

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What Next for Liberia’s Health Systems After Ebola?

What Next for Liberia’s Health Systems After Ebola?

 What Next For Liberia’s Health Systems After Total Eradication Of Ebola? Please Comment Below. New statictics show just 5 ebola cases left in Liberia, But what next for Liberia’s health systems after ebola is eradicated? The best thing to do now is to start planning on how to rebuild public health systems and lessons must be learn from the ebola outbreak. Nobody is shouting victory yet. But in Liberia, there were just 5 new confirmed cases reported in the past week and no new cases till now, the latest statistics…

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Liberia Close To Eradicating Ebola, Just 5 Case Remaining

Liberia Close To Eradicating Ebola, Just 5 Case Remaining

Liberia is closing in on eradicating the Ebola virus. Just five cases of Ebola remaining in the country. Good news for Liberia and the people, The country is close to eradicating the Ebola epidemic within its own borders. Liberia and the UN said on Saturday that there were just five cases of Ebola remaining in the country. According to the World Health Organization, “WHO”, the five cases are laboratory confirmed cases,” said Lisa White, a spokeswoman for the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response. This is a great news for…

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No New Ebola Cases Reported in Most Part Of Liberia

No New Ebola Cases Reported in Most Part Of Liberia

No New Ebola Cases Reported in Most Counties in Liberia. The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response Team welcomed encouraging statistics recently released by Liberia’s Minister of health and Social Welfare that 12 out of 15 counties have had no new cases within the past seven days. The three regions that are still reporting new cases in Liberia include Grand Cape Mount, Margibi and Montserrado, a UN spokesman told reporters in New York this afternoon. Farhan Haq also said that according to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), Guinea,…

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Liberian Scientist Invents Diagnostic Test Capable of Detecting Viruses

Liberian Scientist Invents Diagnostic Test Capable of Detecting Viruses

Liberian Scientist Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan Invents Diagnostic Test Capable of Detecting Viruses Like HIV, Hepatitis viruses, Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Similar Symptoms Like The Ebola Virus. A research scientist of Liberian origin, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, has invented a diagnostic test that can detect and distinguish different kind of viruses at the same time. Viruses like the HIV, hepatitis viruses, Dengue hemorrhagic fever virus which has similar symptoms like the Ebola virus. Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan developed the test while working at the Laboratory of Emerging Pathogens at the…

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Poor Sanitation Condition in Liberia Cities and Rural Areas

Poor Sanitation Condition in Liberia Cities and Rural Areas

Poor Sanitation Condition in Liberia Cities and Rural Areas Liberia sanitation condition in cities and rural areas are very bad to live with, Resulting in increased disease, contaminated water, and, pollution of land and air. Also one of the main cause of the spread of the Ebola Virus. See photos below showing Poor sanitation conditions in both cities and rural areas        

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Liberian Authority Secure New Ebola Victims Burial Site

Liberian Authority Secure New Ebola Victims Burial Site

The Government of Liberia Secures New Site to Bury Ebola Victims, Venus is Located Behind the Disco Hill Community. The Government of Liberia has secured 50 acres of land as the new burial site for all Ebola related deaths. Twenty-five acres of the land have been landscaped and is ready for use. According to an Executive Mansion release, the 25 acres of land, situated behind the Disco Hill Community, was secured through the intervention of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in collaboration with the Council of Chiefs and Elders.

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