In buttressing the government of Liberia efforts to combat the pandemic Coronavirus, a United Kingdom based Non-governmental Organization; Life for African Mothers (LFAM), on Friday May 8, 2020 donated huge consignment of medications worth 75,000 British Pounds to the Liberian government through the Ministry of Health in Congo Town.
After receiving the consignment, the Minister of Health, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah commended Life for African Mothers (LFAM), the International Health Partners and the British government for their kind gesture in supporting the efforts of the Liberian government.
The Liberian’s health boss disclosed that the arrival of the medications into the country is timely.
She added:” These medications came the right time, the right place and for the right reasons,”
According to her, the 15 counties and the 14 Military hospital will benefit from the distributions to be used to treat patients including COVID-19 victims.
Speaking earlier, Life for African Mothers’ Country Director, Abdul Fayiah Bah said he is overwhelmed for his continues contributions to his country.
He applauded the British Government and the International Health Partners for promptly coming to the needs of Liberians through LFAM.
He promised to encourage his international partners for more donations to the country as to help soften the chronic medications issues currently faced.
“I am overwhelmed to make my contributions to my country at this critical time; we will work with Dr. Jallah and the MoH family to bring in more supply to help fight this global crisis. Together, we will defeat it,” he said.
The Cardiff based organization (LFAM) works to reduce the number of women that die in pregnancy and childbirth in Sub-Sahara Africa.
LFAM helps to save many lives by providing medications to treat complications from this condition.
Through its maternal mortality programme in hospitals and health centres across Africa, it dispenses medicines to prevent post-partum haemorrhage .
In this like, Life for African Mothers has trained over 400 Liberian midwives and nurses in eight (8) counties in order to avoid death at childbirth.
With the world at a health pandemic crisis, LFAM deemed it prudent to come to the needs of the country.