Global Communities Partners for Good in collaboration with other NGOs has launched a five- year Partnership for Advancing Community-based Service (PACS) project in Lofa, Bong and Nimba Counties. The project estimated at 25 million United States dollars, is a cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement the Partnership for […]
Last week, Liberia’s Ministry of Health recorded just ten new cases of Ebola. But some say vigilance against the disease is waning along with the outbreak. Richlue O. Burphy went to Bong county to see if communities are continuing to share anti-Ebola messages. In the past few weeks, fear and panic surrounding the Ebola outbreak […]
Crisis Far from Over, Global Corporate Service Leaders and International Development Experts Meet to Discuss Coordinated Response to EbolaDecember 2, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 2, 2014 – To help corporations respond to the Ebola global health crisis both in the short term and in the longer recovery period, Points of Light, CECP, CollaborateUp, Population Services International and PYXERA Global are sponsoring a one-day session on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Read the full […]
The first case of Ebola in the United States was diagnosed in Texas. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took to the airwaves to assure the public that there is no risk of widespread infection. Read the full article on CNN International.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has announced a $5 million commitment in support of efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. In addition, the CDC Foundation has announced a $1 million donation from healthcare services provider Hospital Corporation of America to provide urgently needed supplies and equipment for emergency responders working in […]
In his 70s, blind John Gweh, has embraced the methodology behind the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Initiative in his town Kwenkor, Gola Konneh District, in Grand Cape Mount County. John, who is originally from Grand Bassa County, settled in Kwenkor, Gola Konneh before the Liberian Civil Crisis, married with four children. Read the full […]
Along the Liberia-Guinea border, where six suspected Ebola cases have occurred, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWASH) Program is delivering materials to prevent potential spread of the disease. Materials have been distributed to health facilities that are in the “front line” in responding to the Ebola […]
The Liberia WASH Consortium (LWC) is pleased to announce that Population Services International (PSI) has since October 2013 joined the Consortium as the 6th core member after being the Consortium’s Associate Member for over a year. Read the full article on Shout-Africa.