Health Minister Back In Nimba Over Ebola Containment

Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah has visited Yekepa and Ganta borders in Nimba County to ensure that those health systems that previously set up to avoid entry of the deadly Ebola virus in the country are still in place after health authorities of neighboring Guinea pronounced six (6) new confirmed cases.

Dr. Jallah, while on her tour, also visited several hospitals and health centers including Yekepa Hospital, E & J Health Center, G.W Harley Hospital, Ganta Health Center amongst others to know how prepared they are if a case should enter in the country as per those guidelines given them during her first visit to the county.

Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah monitored routine healthcare services at those facilities in making sure people in that part of the country are receiving the requisite healthcare services and that those service providers assigned are serving with passion and dedication.

Additionally, Dr. Jallah turned over a huge consignment of assorted medical items to the Nimba County Health Team (NCHT) and the government of Guinea, a donation made by Montserrado County Senator Saah H. Joseph to beef up the healthcare services amidst outbreak of Ebola virus in neighboring Guinea.

During the Minister’s tour at the borders and Health facilities in Nimba County, she said her two (2) trips in the county are just the beginning of taking her office out in the field to inspect health facilities and service providers to ensure that every Liberian receives quality healthcare across the country.         

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