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The Disease of Corruption: How Distrust in Corrupt Governments Impacts Emergency Health Delivery

Corruption negatively impacts health outcomes. As noted in a previous post, corruption is associated with higher infant, child, and maternal mortality, overall poor health, the spread of antibiotic resistance, and many other problems. 771 more words

Commentary

Desk study on the environment in Liberia

A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication.

Shelfmark: AF/LR/008(box)

UNEP’s first post-conflict study in Africa, published in 2004, is a collation of environmental background data together with recommendations for the sustainable use of Liberia’s natural resources: timber, minerals , agriculture and wildlife. 286 more words

Book Of The Week

Loveland Productions Share Intriguing Behind The Scenes Footage Of Quincy B

A look behind the scenes, on set of Quincy B ‘My Pledge’ Music Video Shoot.

Loveland Productions released a  behind the scenes video of Quincy B, three months following the singer sudden death . 102 more words

Students fail University of Liberia Entrance Exam

The University of Liberia, based at Monrovia, recently reported that a large number of students failed to qualify entrance exam for the University. Out of more than 8000 candidates, only 1900 passed the exam. 96 more words

Africa

After Ebola, Liberia’s Health System on Path to Recovery

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • More medical training and equipment mean Liberia’s medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed over 4,800 people in the country…
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WBG News & Reports

President Sirleaf Meets High-level Delegation from Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)

Monrovia, Liberia:

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday last week received a high-level delegation from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) at her Foreign Ministry Office in Monrovia. 417 more words

News

Staging in Washington D.C. & Off to Liberia!

I made it to Liberia!  I’ve been here almost two weeks, I’m working on catching up on blog posts about everything here, but first I want to start from the beginning!  669 more words

USA