Gbarnga (Liberia)

Type: City
Name: Gbarnga (Liberia)
Country: Liberia
Latitude: 7.01
Longitude: -9.49
population: 45,947
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Liberia, African Development Bank Sign U.S.$11.4 Million Grant

Monrovia — The Government of Liberia and the African Development bank have signed an US$11.4M grant to support the government fight against the deadly Ebola Outbreak in Liberia.Speaking at the signing ceremony held at the newly established Ebola Crisis ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grand Gedeh Records First Ebola Case

By Chris NyenapeeA 35-year-old man in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, has tested Ebola positive, making it the first case in the county since the outbreak of the disease in the country in March. The man, whose name is being withheld by the Liberia News Agency, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Ebola survivor goes blind

Via the Daily Observer: ‘Ebola Survivor’ Goes Blind.Fifty-six-year-old Washington Sumowah said he has lost his sight and sense of smell after being discharged from the Ebola treatment unit (ETU) within the compound of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129

Via ReliefWeb, a report from the government of Liberia: Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129. Click through to download the PDF. The highlights:NIMBA COUNTY•Five (5) new cases – 4 probable – 1 confirmed•Total new deaths – 3•Distribution of motorbikes for contact ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

MCHI Donates to Phebe and Dunbar Hospitals

By Philip T. SingbahThe Maternal and Child- Health International, (MCHI) based in the United Kingdom has donated a consignment of medical supplies and equipment to the C.B. Dunbar and Phebe hospitals in Bong County. Making the presentation Tuesday in ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

ormer Gedeh Supt Warns against Politicizing Ebola

A former superintendent of Grand Gedeh County wants people mixing the fight of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in the Country with politics to desist if more lives must be saved. Mr. Christopher Bailey said Ebola was real and needed complete togetherness ... [Published The NewDawn - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Takes Rep to Task

Bong County Senator Henry Yallah has blasted the Executive Branch of Government for the loopholes in the fight against the Ebola virus disease. Senator Yallah also expressed anger at Montserrado County Representative Edwin Snowe’s recent negative utterances ... [Published The NewDawn - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fula Community Presents Three Pickups to the Ebola Fight - President Sirleaf Tours Healthcare Facilities in Bong County

Monrovia — More donations continue to come in support of Government's fight against the Ebola virus disease, the latest coming from the Fula Community in Liberia.According to an Executive Mansion release, the donation worth almost US$150,000 includes ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 4 reports

Brumskine Tours Bong, Nimba Counties

Emergency relief efforts to contain the deadly Ebola virus, as it was during the civil conflict, have largely been concentrated in Montserrado County, understandably because the casualty figures are high in this urban province of Liberia. But death tolls ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: NTA Appeals for Stranded Teachers in Bong

By Papa MorrisGbarnga — The National Teachers Association (NTA) Bong County branch has launched an appeal to the Ministries of Education and Finance for the payment of teachers on the supplemental payroll of the Education Ministry. According to our Bong ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Holistic Approach a possible way against Ebola

Vice President, Ambassador Joseph Nyumah Boakai has told the people of Bong County that a holistic approach is the best way possible in the fight against Ebola in the country. Vice President Boakai attributed the high death toll in the country to the ... [Published The NewDawn - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Child Hawkers On the Ascendency On...

By Selma LomaxMonrovia — Hawking is an age long tradition among Liberians. It has become a child of necessity owing to the inability of most traders to afford the high cost of shops and the limited space in the market places, especially in the cities. ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 05 2014]

Quotes

"And we continue to work with Government on Governance and Capacity Building; all the things that we must do together to ensure Liberia's socioeconomic progress" she said. She appealed to African Partners to open up their borders to allow free movement of people and goods
Says Dr. Logan: "There is a particular type tablet that forms part of ARD referred to as Lamivudine and it is a 150 mg tablets. This medication has been doing well for some of the patients that I have treated."
...have to do away with certain cultural habits, such as handshaking, hugging, kissing, and so forth," he told citizens in Bong and Nimba Counties. "We are an intimate and caring people, but we have to now stop providing home healthcare for the sick, even if is a close relative, and have the health professionals take care of those who are ill, regardless of what we think the ailment is. Until the doctors have ruled out Ebola, it has to be hand off. No touching, not even your spouse."

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Liberia, African Development Bank Sign U.S.$11.... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
Liberian Doctor Defends 3-5 Days Ebola Treatmen... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Former Senator takes GOL to Task [Published The NewDawn - Sep 29 2014]
Liberia: Grand Gedeh records first Ebola case [Published H5N1 - Sep 28 2014]
Grand Gedeh Records First Ebola Case [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 26 2014]
Liberia: Ebola survivor goes blind [Published H5N1 - Sep 25 2014]
Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129 [Published H5N1 - Sep 24 2014]
Liberia: Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Ebola Coverage Overlooks Lives of West Africa [Published Emory Wheel - Sep 23 2014]
MCHI Donates to Phebe and Dunbar Hospitals [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
ormer Gedeh Supt Warns against Politicizing Ebola [Published The NewDawn - Sep 22 2014]
Senator Takes Rep to Task [Published The NewDawn - Sep 18 2014]
NEC’s Position on Unauthorized Campaigning [Published The NewDawn - Sep 17 2014]
Fula Community Presents Three Pickups to the Eb... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
Brumskine Tours Bong, Nimba Counties [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Liberia: Brumskine Provides Aid to Ebola-Fighti... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
'Handling Dead - Ebola Burial Teams Stigmatized... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Liberia: Brumskine Identifies With Bong, Nimba ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Catholic Church Begins Anti-Ebola Education [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 15 2014]
Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 12 2014]
Man Sentenced to 12-Yr for Killing Brother in B... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
Optimism over fight against Ebola [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Sep 12 2014]
More Donations to Bong Task Force [Published The NewDawn - Sep 11 2014]
Liberia: NTA Appeals for Stranded Teachers in Bong [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 10 2014]
Holistic Approach a possible way against Ebola [Published The NewDawn - Sep 10 2014]
Liberia | UN SRSG urges adequate support for he... [Published Big Medicine - Sep 10 2014]
Child Hawkers On the Ascendency On... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 05 2014]
Liberia: 25 Suspected Ebola Deaths in Bong County [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 05 2014]
CDC trains local journalists [Published The NewDawn - Sep 05 2014]
Bong road project gets boost [Published The NewDawn - Sep 03 2014]
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Liberia: Grand Gedeh records first Ebola case [Published H5N1 - Sep 28 2014]
Via The Analyst: Grand Gedeh Records First Ebola Case.A 35-year-old man in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, has tested Ebola positive, making it the first case in the county since the outbreak of the disease in the country in March. The man, whose name is ...
Liberia: Ebola survivor goes blind [Published H5N1 - Sep 25 2014]
Via the Daily Observer: ‘Ebola Survivor’ Goes Blind.Fifty-six-year-old Washington Sumowah said he has lost his sight and sense of smell after being discharged from the Ebola treatment unit (ETU) within the compound of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital ...
Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129 [Published H5N1 - Sep 24 2014]
Via ReliefWeb, a report from the government of Liberia: Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129. Click through to download the PDF. The highlights:NIMBA COUNTY•Five (5) new cases – 4 probable – 1 confirmed•Total new deaths – 3•Distribution of motorbikes for contact ...
Liberia: Liberia Ebola SitRep no. 129 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: Government of LiberiaCountry: Liberia HIGHLIGHTS NIMBA COUNTY • Five (5) new cases– 4 probable– 1 confirmed• Total new deaths – 3• Distribution of motorbikes for contact tracing completed LOFA COUNTY • Total number of patients in Foya Case ...
Liberia: Silver lining in Ebola gloom [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone DAKAR, 27 August 2014 (IRIN) - Amid the horror of Ebola in West Africa, where more than 1,400 people have died of the disease, a few have found reason to celebrate ...
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