Strengthening Mental Health Care Alongside Religious and Traditional Healers In Liberia

Patient living with schizophrenia receives care, restored to family through innovative partnership Posted on Oct 12, 2021 In 2019, Ma-Kebbeh (pseudonym) began to show signs of schizophrenia. She talked to herself, refused to eat, and experienced hallucinations. According to her, strange things were happening. “There was blood on the curtains Read more…

Ayumi Williams (left), a mother of two, receiving counselling from Luke Kruger Jr. (right) prior to taking her injection at the youth-friendly center at Pleebo Health Center in Maryland County, Liberia. (Photo by Marian Roberts/PIH)

Youth-Friendly Centers Provide Safe Space for Reproductive Health Care Services in Liberia

The centres offer contraception methods to prevent unplanned pregnancies and STIs, individual counselling sessions, and social support  Over the past two years, 20-year-old Comfort Cheebo has never missed an appointment for her birth control shots, which are injected every three months. That’s because she doesn’t want an unplanned pregnancy to Read more…

Staff set up a new COVID-19 quarantine centre in Liberia

PIH Liberia, Government Partners Establish New COVID-19 Quarantine Centre

In collaboration with Liberia’s Ministry of Health, National Public Health Institute, and Maryland County Health Team, Partners In Health Liberia is operating a 26-bed quarantine centre in the coastal city of Harper, supporting the government’s COVID-19 response across Maryland County in Liberia’s southeast. The centre will accommodate people who have traveled from high-risk Read more…