Liberia/December 4, 2018/Amanda Williams/175 views /Liberia Major Health Confab Beginsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelBy Jimmey C, Fahngon The Ministry of Health in collaboration with partners and stakeholders has begun the 10th National Health Review Conference in Paynesville, near Monrovia. The three days conference is being held under the theme: “Making Universal Health Coverage a Reality: Reversing the Trend in Maternal and Neonatal Mortality, a National Call to Action. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Health Minister Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah said the conference is intended to take stock of activities in the health sector, as it relates to achievements, challenges and gaps that need to be filled. ALSO READ Liberia - Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) Soaring High At WAFU TournamentDr. Jallah said the conference which is very critical will enable stakeholders to identify issues/obstacles that need to be addressed so as to move the health sector forward. She disclosed that the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health in collaboration with partners has developed several policies for the health sector some of which have been implemented while others have not been touched. ALSO READ Mulrany Encourages Hand WashingDr. Jallah underscored the need to implement those policies that have not been implemented. She further stressed the need for community engagement in the implementation of policies that will move the health sector in the right direction. For his part, Dr. Peter Coleman, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Children Protection said it is always good for institutions to take stock of their activities so as to identify challenges and gaps, thereby finding solutions to the identified challenges and gaps. ALSO READ Lottery Board Endorses New DGOHe hopes that at the end of the conference, challenges and gaps that will be identified, realistic solutions will be found to mitigate them. Earlier, the Director General of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) Tolbert Nyenswah underscored the need for collaborative efforts aimed at addressing challenges in the health sector. Post Views: 70 <hr/> Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Liberia share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleRights Group Urges Gov’tnext articleLIBNEP+ Wants HIV Treatment AvailabilityRelated Posts10 shares Liberia/December 4, 2018 Tarpeh Recommits Liberia19 shares Liberia/December 4, 2018 “We’ll Speak Out “LIBNEP+ Wants HIV Treatment AvailabilityRights Group Urges Gov’tLiberia: NPP Members Divided over ‘Plot’ to Remove VP Jewel Howard-TaylorLiberia: Caldwell Residents Protest for Electricity; Threaten Bigger ProtestUniversity of Liberia 99th Commencement Speaker Challenges Graduates to Build a Better LiberiaLiberia Traditional Leaders Agree to Halt Poro and Sande Societies During Academic YearJa’neh Gets ‘Bloody’ NoseVP Taylor’s Expulsion Stage-Managed?