Liberia - Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai yesterday (10/11) inaugurated the first of three planned IOM-managed Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Liberia. The new unit, in Tubmanburg, was constructed
Liberia - Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20 cases reported daily. But Grand Bassa County remains a transmission hotspot. In the first half of November, Buchanan’s district recorded 17 new cases, including two health workers.
Liberia - After 42 days with no new Ebola cases reported in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the end of the current outbreak. IOM commends at this important moment the people of Liberia, health workers, international partners and local leaders at the helm of the successful Ebola response efforts.
This project aims to provide return assistance to 2,000 non-registered Liberian refugees in Ghana, Nigeria, Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone.
This project aims to build the capacities of all trafficking stakeholders including the Anti – Human Trafficking Taskforce (AHTT) but particularly the Trafficking In Persons Secretariat (TIP) in implementing the Liberian 2005 Act to Ban Trafficking in Persons. The AHTT comprises of government ministries and agencies with mainly trafficking functions that support the work of the TIP Secretariat. The TIP Secretariat is placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Labour ( MoL).
This book is dedicated to the numerous staff members who served at the frontlines of IOM's ebola response as well as those in the supportive roles who contributed towards its success.
The objective of the joint proposal is to strengthen goverment capacity to mitigate, prevent and respond to multi-hazard threats caused by epidemics and disasters. The key strategic areas to be addressed by this proposal includes: 1. Disaster risk reduction with focus on multi hazard national preparedness and response plan 2. Surveillance and laboratory services for human and animal health 3. Emergency preparedness and response 4. IHR core capacities at the POE 5. Risk communication and community engagement.
The overall goal of the project is to improve the training of medical professionals in Liberia by renovating the key features of the country’s only medical school, the A. M. Dogliotti Medical College at the University of Liberia, in Monrovia. More in details, the IOM will provide operational and technical support to the A. M.
Program Goal: Ensure Ministry of Health Team capacity to quickly and effectively respond to an infectuous disease outbreak in Liberia.