Gbarnga (Liberia)

Type: City
Name: Gbarnga (Liberia)
Country: Liberia
Latitude: 7.01
Longitude: -9.49
population: 45,947
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 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NEC’s Position on Unauthorized Campaigning

Special Senatorial Midterm election since 15-senators may not just be possible. One only needs common sense to understand that the current Ebola Outbreak spreading across the country will not allow the exercise to take place. Taking into account how the ... [Published The NewDawn - Sep 17 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 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Catholic Church Begins Anti-Ebola Education

As the number of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) victims in Liberia exceeds the two thousand mark with no signs of abating, the Catholic Church in Liberia and partners yesterday began two days intensive training sessions for health care and non-health care ... [Published AllAfrica.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 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia | UN SRSG urges adequate support for health workers battling Ebola

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General to Liberia (SRSG), Karin Landgren, has stressed the need for hospitals to reopen and health workers given “adequate support” in the fight against the Ebola disease.“Health workers who ... [Published Big Medicine - 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]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Africare Restores Hope for Mothers

Amidst the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the non-governmental organization Africare/Liberia continues to collaborate with the Bong County Health Team to ensure routine basic primary health services are provided at all Primary Health Care facilities in the ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: WFP Supplies Quarantined Communities in Bong County

By Philip T. SingbahGbarnga — The Bong County Ebola Response Taskforce with support from the World Food Program (WFP) is continuing the distribution of food items to over four thousand residents of hard-hit Ebola communities in Bong County.The communities ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

US$5.7m for Gbarnga Streets?

The Assistant Superintendent of Bong County for Development says the county will need the minimum of US$5. 7m to pave 9.6 kilometers of streets in Gbarnga.  Mr. Anthony Sheriff told journalists in Gbarnga that the quotations sent to the county administration ... [Published The NewDawn - Aug 26 2014]

Quotes

"That is why all of our medical practitioners and health workers need to be protected with personal protective equipment" he said
"Sometimes when I think of it at home when I'm alone, I become scared. It's not easy to just handle a dead body like that" the 26-year-old told FrontPage Africa Sunday evening after carrying out four burials in Gbarnga
...Brumskine's message to both counties was the same: "Everyone with whom you interact must be presumed to have been infected by the Ebola virus."
Sr. Barbara said the ToT will focus on four main areas of concentration. "The training will be an opportunity for participants to be aware of the best information available to date in dealing with the disease and will concentrate mainly on four key areas: support to those who have recovered from the disease, prevention and community outreach, reopening and care of Catholic health centers, and pastoral support at burial sites. She said the training will also reinforce the Church's desire to protect health care workers and staff. "We already have in country PPE's including anti-Ebola gloves, masks, overalls, soap, bleach, thermometers and other items that are being immediately given out to staff members." She then disclosed that all staff and logistics of the MPCHS have been committed and deployed to the anti-Ebola response of the Church to support the government in fighting the disease."

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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]
Africare Restores Hope for Mothers [Published Individual.com - Sep 02 2014]
Africare Restores Hope for Mothers [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
VP Boakai rallies citizens in Ebola fight [Published The NewDawn - Sep 02 2014]
Liberia: WFP Supplies Quarantined Communities i... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
West Africa: Silver Lining in Ebola Gloom [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Liberia: Silver lining in Ebola gloom [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Ebola survivors return to lives of fear and ost... [Published Public Radio International - Aug 26 2014]
US$5.7m for Gbarnga Streets? [Published The NewDawn - Aug 26 2014]
African Ebola Survivors Share Their Stories of ... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 25 2014]
Education, economy suffer in Ebola outbreak [Published United Methodist Church - Aug 22 2014]
Liberia: Ebola Quarantine - Commuters Stranded ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]
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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 ...
African Ebola Survivors Share Their Stories of ... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 25 2014]
Ebola virus under an electron microscope. Photo by Flickr user NIAID. CC BY 2.0 According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization, 2,615 cases of Ebola have been reported throughout West Africa and 1,427 people have died in what ...
Liberia: Gbarnga faces quarantine over rising E... [Published H5N1 - Aug 16 2014]
Via the Daily Observer: Gbarnga Faces Quarantine. The full report:Cogent information filtering in from central Liberia suggests that the Bong County Health Team is poised to quarantine the provincial capital, Gbarnga, if the trend of suspected Ebola deaths ...
Liberia: 2,000 villagers at risk from new suspe... [Published H5N1 - Aug 01 2014]
Via FrontPageAfrica: 2,000 villagers at Risk: New Suspected Ebola Cases in Bong. Excerpt:Sanoyea District, Bong County - The highly infectious Ebola virus has claimed three lives in Bong County with three more confirmed cases in Sanoyea district, about ...
Liberia: Doctor faces stigma after surviving Ebola [Published H5N1 - Jul 29 2014]
Via allAfrica.com, a report in FrontPageAfrica: Liberia: 'Greet Him From Distance' - Phebe Doctor Faces Ebola Stigma After Survival. Excerpt:Suakoko — Dr. Melvin Korkor, a doctor of Phebe hospital, has beaten the odds and survived Ebola, but he still ...
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