Liberia votes as soccer star, VP hope to succeed Sirleaf

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberians are lining up at the polls for a runoff election between a former international soccer star and the vice president to … Sirleaf is stepping down after two terms in office that brought the country out of back-to-back civil wars and grappled with a deadly Ebola outbreak.

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End of Ebola transmission in Guinea and Liberia June 2016 — WHO declares the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea and in Liberia. Forty-two days have passed since the last person confirmed to have Ebola virus disease tested negative for. Foto mulatto di ebola update …

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CDC Global Health – Liberia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC began collaborating with the government of Liberia in 2007 with the launch of the President’s Malaria Initiative PMI. In 2014, CDC expanded its presence to support the government of Liberia’s Ebola outbreak response.

Liberia to choose between soccer star, VP in Tuesday runoff

Liberians showed up in large numbers for the first-round election on Oct. 10. Economist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is stepping down after two terms in office that brought the country out of back-to-back civil wars and grappled with the Ebola outbreak that killed nearly 5,000 …

US warns citizens of possible electoral violence in Liberia

US warns citizens of possible electoral violence in Liberia. (via Dub News) … US warns citizens of possible electoral violence in Liberia (load article). (Published to Liberia on: Sun, 24 Dec 2017 20:27:50 GMT // Photo automatically generated) … Raw: US Ship Carrying Ebola Aid Reaches Liberia …

Liberia to conduct runoff on December 26

They will choose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is due to step down in January after 12 years at the helm, resurrecting the West African nation from the ashes of civil war (1989-2003) and overseeing the response to the Ebola crisis (2014-16). In the first round of voting on October 10 …

Liberia to vote in delayed run-off for new president

Liberians choose a new leader on Tuesday in a run-off between Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballing icon George Weah, a vote that will … at the helm of the west African nation, resurrecting it from the ashes of civil war (1989-2003) and overseeing the response to the Ebola crisis (2014-16).

Is Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas? a problematic song?

The most recent version was to fund the fight against Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. #AVeryMerryMuslimChristmas: Muslim contribution to charities gets recognised. Read more. The song has become almost sacrosanct. But this year, a number of listeners have gone on Twitter to point out …

CDC Museum Gives On-The-Ground Look At West Africa Ebola Outbreak

Felicia, a 29-year-old Liberian nurse, prepares to go inside the Ebola patient ward to draw blood from confirmed patients in Suakoko, Bong County, Liberia, on Oct. 9, 2014. … The first reports of an Ebola outbreak in Guinea reached the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in spring 2014.

Behavioral science vital

In 2014, medical experts were working furiously to manage the threat of Ebola. Anthropologists understood funeral practices in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and were able to intervene in ways that slowed the spread of the illness. Behavioral sciences have had widespread positive impact.

ECOWAS Pays Final Tribute to Prez. Sirleaf at Her Last Summit

According to the release, the Togolese leader said his Liberian counterpart has guided the West African Region and that her influence has spread across their space, through social, political and economic challenges, including the end of the Ebola virus epidemic, recognized as a world threat. “To render …

10 for Sierra Leone Boxing Day Competition

In the 2016 Boxing Day activities, the first post-Ebola Boxing Day program, Liberia snatched five medals – one gold, two silvers and two bronze medals. Faraj (aka Butterfly) won the lone gold medal. The Sierra Leone Athletics Association has invited the LAF to participate in its 91st Traditional Boxing …

Ngafuan Advances Positive Measures For Youth Holistic Preparation

If the patient indeed has Ebola, let the result show it. If the patient has malaria, let the … Speaking further, Ngafuan himself a lecturer at the nation’s highest institution of learning— University of Liberia— emphasized that exam results should mirror actual performance. “In order to stem malpractice in the …

Ebola survivors sue Sierra Leone government

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment assist an Ebola patient at the Kenama treatment centre in Sierra Leone run by the Red Cross Society on November 15, 2014. Two Ebola survivors have filed a suit at the Ecowas Court against the Sierra Leonean government’s handling of the 2014 …

Sierra Leone: Ebola Survivors Sue Sierra Leone Government

Two Ebola survivors have filed a suit at the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) court against the Sierra Leonean government’s handling of … Nearly 30,000 people were infected and over 11,000 of them died in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea where the viral epidemic first emerged.

Ebola Recovery Drive Brings Progress to Liberia’s Bomi County

Ebola Recovery Drive Brings Progress to Liberia’s Bomi County. The project aims to improve the lives of residents by constructing modern sanitation facilities, health centres, schools and many other projects, as well as enabling the residents of towns and villages to perform long-term maintenance.

Ebola Recovery Projects Bring Advancement to Bomi

Supported by the Canadian Red Cross (CRC), the Liberian National Red Cross Society (LNRCS) has conducted a robust Ebola virus disease (EVD) recovery program in Bomi County, Western Liberia that it embarked on in 2016. “After enough strides over the years, we are grateful to the CRC for …