Liberia

WHO Liberia Quarterly Bulletin (Jan - Mar 2022)

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HOW IS WHO SUPPORTING THE GOVERNMENT OF LIBERIA IN RESPONDING TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES, STRENGTHENING COORDINATION AND PARTNERSHIP FOR HEALTH ?

Improving capacities for routine health services, response to public health events, data quality for disease surveillance at the county and national levels are integral in achieving optimal health of a population.

Between January to March 2022, WHO Country Office (WCO) supported the government of Liberia in the preparedness and response to 3 disease outbreaks (COVID-19, Lassa fever and Measles). In an effort to improve COVID-19 response in the country, on 16th March, 2022 WHO donated medical supplies to the Ministry of Health aimed at strengthening Liberia's health systems to improve emergency preparedness.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • How is WHO supporting the government of Liberia to respond to public health emergencies, strengthening coordination and partnership for health ?

  • Liberia is promoting safe and adequate nutrition for neonates and infants- endorsement of Code for Marketing Breastmilk substitutes into Law Liberia opens its First Dialysis centre

  • Pressing towards the 70% National coverage for COVI D-19 vaccination in Liberia

  • Stepping up action on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PRSEAH)- WHO Liberia Country Office

  • Strengthening Health Information Systems in Liberia