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13 Nov 2018 description

The Governments of the Republic of Liberia and Japan on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 signed 2.7 million United States Dollars Food Aid Agreement aimed at alleviating hunger and promoting food security in Liberia.

The 2.7 million Food Aid Agreement signed is known as the Kennedy Round (KR) of Food Aid 2018.

It can be recalled that the Government of the Republic of Japan, in October this year, announced US$2.7 million worth of Food Assistance to the Government and people of Liberia aimed at addressing Liberia’s food security situation.

09 Oct 2018 description

The Government of the Republic of Japan has announced US$2.7 million worth of Food Assistance to the Government and people of Liberia aimed at addressing Liberia’s food security situation.

The disclosure was made by the Japanese Foreign Minister His Excellency Mr. Taro Kono when he held a bilateral meeting with Liberia’s Foreign Minister His Excellency Gbehzohngar M. Findley at his Foreign Ministry office in Tokyo, japan.

20 Aug 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

• A total of 100 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 24 deaths were reported

• Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 65% and 61% respectively

• One confirmed case of shigellosis reported from Gbarpolu County

• Ongoing measles outbreak in Todee district, Montserrado County

11 Aug 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of 83 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 28 deaths were reported
- Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 61% and 58% respectively
- Backlog of fifty-four Measles cases tested positive from ten counties
- Three newly confirmed cases of Measles reported from Montserrado County

05 Aug 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total 54 of suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 11 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 59% and 58% respectively

  • Backlog of forty-nine Measles cases tested positive from ten counties

  • Two confirmed shigellosis from Margibi and Montserrado Counties

26 Jul 2018 description

After thorough assessments of flood-affected areas in Montserradu, Margibi and Grand Bassa Counties by experts from the National Disaster Management Agency and its collaborating partners, NDMA has released the latest data and it can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

NDMA JOINT FLOOD ASSESSMENT REPORT July 20. 2018

23 Jul 2018 description

Heavy Flooding Hits Monrovia and its immediate surrondings

After 3 days of heavy downpours, many areas of Monrovia and its immediate surroundings have experienced heavy flooding causing significant loss of properties. The flooding has also caused heavy traffic jam all over the city as motorists struggle to maneuver their way around the City.

23 Jul 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of fifty-six suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events with 18 deaths were reported from 15 counties
- Ninety-nine percent (99%) reporting for completeness and timeliness from health facilities respectively
- Five confirmed cases of Measles were reported from Nimba, Grand Bassa and Montserrado Counties

16 Jul 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of fifty-two suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events with 14 deaths were reported from 15 counties
- Ninety-nine percent (99%) reporting for completeness and timeliness from health facilities respectively
- One confirmed case of measles was reported from Nimba County

09 Jul 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of sixty-six suspected cases with 13 deaths were reported from 15 counties
- One Hundred percent (100%) reporting for completeness and timeliness from health facilities respectively
- Two confirmed cases of measles were reported from Nimba and Montserrado Counties

03 Jul 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of 111 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 15 deaths were reported
- Eight of the cases were from previous weeks
- Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 77% respectively
- Ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in three counties
- One confirmed case of Acute bloody diarrhea from Sinoe County

02 Jul 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of sixty-seven suspected cases with 23 deaths were reported from 15 counties
- Ninety-nine percent (99%) reporting for completeness and timeliness from health facilities respectively
- One suspected case of Monkey pox was reported from Rivercess County
- Five suspected cases of Yellow fever reported from three counties

26 Jun 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 132 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 22 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 98% and 98% respectively

  • Ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in three counties

  • Ongoing measles outbreak in five counties

  • Suspected measles outbreak in two additional Districts (Buah and Harper) Maryland County

18 Jun 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 132 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 24 deaths were reported 98% and 98% respectively

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were

  • Ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in three counties

  • Ongoing measles outbreak in five counties

11 Jun 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 174 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 23 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 98% and 98% respectively

  • Four confirmed Lassa fever cases from Bong, Grand Bassa and Nimba Counties

  • Ongoing Lassa Fever outbreak in three counties (Bong, Nimba and Grand Bassa)

  • Three confirmed cases of rabies in animals (2 dogs and 1 cat) from Montserrado county

07 Jun 2018 description

Monrovia, 31 May 2018: The National Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Program at the Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a one day workshop in Monrovia to validate Liberia’s National IPC guidelines. Infection prevention and control is an approach designed to prevent harm caused by infection to patients and health workers.

28 May 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- One Hundred sixty-six public health events were reported across the country
- 98% completeness in reporting from health facilities
- 86% reporting timeliness from health facilities
- Four confirmed cases of measles reported from three counties
- Sixty cases including one death reported from two clusters of unexplained health events from Grand Kru and Maryland Counties

26 May 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 128 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 15 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 98% and 98% respectively

  • One confirmed Lassa fever from Nimba County

  • Ongoing outbreaks for Lassa fever and measles

21 May 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance
- A total of 132 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 27 deaths were reported.
- Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 97% and 96% respectively.