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Politics for now is useless

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Politics for now is useless

The National Task Force on Ebola, established and chaired by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf since its  establishment on July 26 this year, continues to be criticized not only for its inability to adequately respond to the current health crisis, but also its composition. Its critics continue to suggest that politicians, including the President of Liberia, are assigned dominant roles, while the role of medical practitioners are just nominal when, in fact they should be at the forefront.

 

We beg to differ, honorable

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We beg to differ, honorable

During her remarks   at Liberia’s Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 26 at the centennial Memorial Pavilion in Monrovia, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf named a National Task Force on Ebola. The primary objective of the Task Force is to ensure national coordination in the entire battle against the spread of the deadly Ebola disease in Liberia. Among major measures instituted by the Government of Liberia to fast-track the fight against Ebola was the declaration of a State of Emergency in consonance with Article 86 of the Constitution of Liberia. Since the enforcement of these measures, there continue to be calls from both within and outside of the government for a reconstitution of the National Task Force on Ebola.

 

Compensating families of deceased health workers Commendable, Madam President

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Compensating families of deceased health workers Commendable, Madam President

The Government of Liberia recently announced in Monrovia that families of health workers who lost their lives in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease will receive compensation. According to the government, similar compensation will also be extended to health workers currently at the frontline of the battle against the disease. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf gave the assurances in Kakata, Margibi County during a meeting with health workers at the C.H. Rennie Hospital.

 

Detesting atest strike action by health workers

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Detesting atest strike action by health workers

Liberian health workers assigned at the ELWA and John F. Kennedy Ebola Treatment Centers in Monrovia are reported to have staged a strike action early this week. The go-slow action by the health workers, according to an official of the Liberian Health Ministry, was in demand of the August 2014 salaries. The strike action followed a meeting of the minds between the workers and officials of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on August 29, 2014 in Monrovia, regarding increment in their salaries under the current emergency after they (health workers) had earlier demanded an increment of US$1500.00 for nurses and US$3000.00 for Doctors.

 

Investigate Uniformed Armed Robbers

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Investigate Uniformed Armed Robbers

It is no doubt that the rate of armed robbery in Liberia presently is as high and uncontrollable as alarming. When many had thought the imposition of the current 9 pm to 6am curfew would have served as a deterrent to perpetrators of the crime,  it was the opposite. The vulnerability of a number of communities in Monrovia and its environs due to the absence of police patrols continues to stimulate the commission of armed robberies.

 
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