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Dr John said: “This training centre will contribute to improving the region’s response to health emergencies by providing much needed hands-on training to health experts and improving the surge capacity of countries,” External link

who-afro Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:33:00 PM CEST

Walter Kazadi Mulombo stated: “To improve this situation, we need to act on the social and economic determinants of health, by working across sectors to improve living and working conditions, and access to education, particularly for the most marginalized groups. Communities need to be engaged as partners, through their networks and associations, to shape and drive health and development interventions” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:22:00 AM CEST

Ibrahima Kone says: “The involvement of religious leaders in Gouecke in the response has been beneficial and has helped in overcoming a lot of reluctance within the community,” External link

who-afro Tuesday, April 13, 2021 2:17:00 PM CEST

Peter Clement said: “Today is another important day for Liberia and I want to congratulate the government for getting all partners around the table to achieve this milestone” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:43:00 PM CEST

Peter Clement said: “We are vaccinating to minimize deaths in younger children because they are at highest risk for typhoid fever and to prevent Anti-Microbial Resistance due to defaults in the treatment of Typhoid fever” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:43:00 PM CEST

Wilhelmina Jallah said: “To turn this vaccination campaign into a success, parents and guardians need to ensure that, all eligible children get vaccinated. This is the same decision our parents took years back that has kept us healthy till now,” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:43:00 PM CEST

Dr John said: “We envisioned having a system that gives us real-time data; a robust weekly routine monitoring system that rides on an existing system, in this instance the District Health Information System, forming part of the weekly disease surveillance report,” External link

who-afro Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:53:00 AM CEST

Dr John said: “Equity is a key concern. COVID-19 has the greatest impact on communities that are already vulnerable and marginalized, especially those with high levels of diseases and which have less access to essential health services. The principles of UHC still hold in a pandemic. We must always meet the health needs of the most vulnerable at all times,” External link

who-afro Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:53:00 AM CEST

Dr John said: “To mitigate the impact of COVID-19, the MoHCC with support from UNICEF, WHO and other partners have developed and rolled out service continuity guidelines which include integrated outreach services across all 10 provinces to compliment community-based services offered by village health workers. The integrated outreach activities use the primary health care approach to bring services closer to people. It is anticipated that owing to the scale up of integrated outreach services (commencing September 2020 as a COVID-19 response measure) the essential services indicator coverage will continue to improve to pre-COVID-19 levels,” External link

who-afro Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:53:00 AM CEST

Peter Clement said: “Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 today will be one of the best ways to protect yourself and everyone around you. The more eligible people get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Liberia, the better it is for everyone. Stopping the spread of COVID-19 globally and in Liberia gets us closer to the end of the pandemic,” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:59:00 PM CEST

Peter Clement added: “It is important to continue adherence to public health preventive measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 even after you are fully vaccinated,” External link

who-afro Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:59:00 PM CEST

Wilhelmina Jallah said: “We are very happy to receive these medicines and assorted EVD and COVID-19 supplies because we can diagnose cases of COVID-19 faster and continue our community testing through the enhanced surveillance plan. We also say thanks to WHO for providing Praziquantel to prevent our citizens from Schistosomiasis” External link

who-afro Friday, March 26, 2021 10:37:00 PM CET

Jan Sadek announced: “the European Union is a staunch supporter of multilateralism and a loyal partner to the United Nations, therefore he is pleased to have joined hands with the WHO office in Botswana to support the Ministry of Health and Wellness’s surveillance and response capacity in these critical times” External link

who-afro Friday, March 26, 2021 2:37:00 PM CET

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