Zaira Alonso of JSI’s Rebuilding Basic Health Services (RBHS) project discusses efforts to accommodate the arrival of Ebola-related medical supplies to Liberia.
Dr. Rose Jallah-Macauley, Chief of Party of the Rebuilding Basic Health Systems in Liberia (RBHS) project, reports on the ongoing efforts to stop the deadly Ebola outbreak that continues to claim lives in the country.
In Liberia, 39% of children are chronically malnourished, largely due to sub-optimal breastfeeding practices, poor diversity of complementary foods for children, and micronutrient deficiencies.
A country ravaged by 14 years of civil war, Liberia has imminent needs spanning every sector. Both the international community and the Government of Liberia (GoL) have identified strengthening health systems as a key priority. The civil war reduced the available health workforce and impacted the country’s ability to provide essential health services. Although the … Continue reading “Strengthening Liberia’s health system one map at a time”