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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

27 Jun 2018 description

Monrovia, 27 June 2018: The Government of Liberia and partners have launched the National Action Plan for Health Security, the National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance and the One Health Coordination Platform Governance Manual at the second national One Health Coordinating Platform meeting chaired by the Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, Mrs. Jewel Howard Taylor.

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.

30 May 2018 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the disaster

In September 2017, continuous torrential rains during the third to fourth week left 42 communities inundated with water in Lower Margibi and Montserrado Counties of Liberia. According to rapid assessments by the local Red Cross branch and the office of the City Mayor of Unification City along with local communities leaders, 21 villages/communities and close to 10,000 people or 2,000 families had been affected by the rainfall.

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.

16 May 2018 description

32 Education staff supported by UNHCR in Bahn High Extension School, Tchien Public School and Little Wlebo Extension Elementary School

407 Birth certificates have been shared with refugee parents from January-April 2018

11,263 Total number of refugees remaining in Liberia

CONTEXT HIGHLIGHTS

14 May 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 142 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 19 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 99% and 97% respectively

  • One confirmed case of Lassa reported from Margibi County

  • One confirmed case of Acute Bloody Diarrhea from Grand Bassa County

05 May 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 203 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 20 deaths were reported.

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 99% and 98% respectively.

05 May 2018 description

Monrovia, 5th May 2018: Highlighting the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare, the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) Quality Management Unit (QMU) commemorated World Hand Hygiene Day in 18 hospitals across the country in which 675 persons participated.

29 Apr 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 244 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 16 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 99% and 98% respectively

22 Apr 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 312 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 37 deaths were reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 99% and 99% respectively

  • One confirmed shigella dysenteriae from Lofa County

16 Apr 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 310 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 23 deaths was reported

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 95% and 86% respectively

11 Apr 2018 description

POPULATION OF CONCERN: 11,261

CONTEXT HIGHLIGHTS

10 Apr 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 182 suspected cases of immediately reportable diseases and events including 15 deaths was reported

  • Two confirmed cases of Lassa Fever were reported from Grand Bassa and Montserrado

  • Four confirmed cases of measles were reported from Margibi and Bomi

  • One confirmed case of Shigellosis was reported from River Gee

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were 96% and 87%