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Fostering Concerted Efforts Against Ebola Spread

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Fostering Concerted Efforts Against Ebola Spread

In the wake of the confirmation of the presence of the deadly Ebola virus in country, authorities of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare have sounded a stern warning against body contacts, including handshake and kissing. The warning followed the confirmation of a number of Ebola cases in Liberia’s northern Lofa County in Voinjama, including the deaths of five persons.

 

Early Warning

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As an early warning, we are constrained to draw the attention of the Government of Liberia to the alarming news of the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in neighboring Guinea. With a reported fatality of at least 59 and fears the virus may have spread to neighboring Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organization, the urgent need for government’s attention to northern Liberia, most especially Lofa, Bong and Nimba, must be emphasized.

 

Honoring the Shared Responsibilities We Have

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Honoring the Shared Responsibilities We Have

When the Chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission or LACC spoke recently at the official launch of the project “Capacity Building and Sensitization Campaign against Money Laundering, Illicit Drugs and Terrorist Financing in Liberia”  in Monrovia, his prime focus was the battle against crimes. In consonance with the foregoing, Cllr. James N. Verdier, Jr. emphasized shared equal responsibilities of all citizens and residents of Liberia as the best way out toward success against these crimes.

 

Diminishing the threats against July 26

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Diminishing the threats against July 26

Liberia’s 167th Independence celebrations this year are truly destined for the Southeast in Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties. The decentralization of the country’s Independence celebrations annually is the administration’s way of taking development to the people amid its over-app national development programs- thanks to the County and Social Development Funds introduced by the Government of Liberia.

 

Give Mental Health a priority

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Give Mental Health a priority

Senator Peter Coleman of Grand Kru County disclosed last week in session that research conducted in Liberia shows that 40% of the country’s population suffers from post-traumatic illness. He made the disclosure when the Senate debated a Mental Health Bill before it following call here for its urgent enactment into law to cater for mentally ill people in Liberia.

 
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