Africa News Liberia Medical Group Launches Outreach in Rural Communities

Liberia Medical Group Launches Outreach in Rural Communities

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Monrovia – The Liberia Medical and Dental Association says it is going to be a quarterly medical outreach in rural communities.


Report by Willie N. Tokpah, [email protected]


LMDA Secretary-General Dr. Yuah A. Nemah.

Dr. Nemah said FrontPageAfrica over the weekend in Monrovia that these "hard-to-reach areas" have limited access to medical care and are sometimes difficult to handle.

"The LMDA aims to ensure that people, especially those living in rural areas, and those who are in need of medical care." by which collaborations for the regular supply of supplementary services will be established, "Dr. Nemah said.

He said the medical assistance in the rural areas.

LMDA is the national body of all physicians and dentists practicing in the country and aims to promote and maintain high standards of professional practice, ethics, dignity, and morals of medical and dentist.

The group also seeks to promote research and improvements in the health care delivery system.

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LMDA boss added that the outreach will also include the transfer of medical knowledge and skills in rural communities.

"It is very important that healthcare professionals receive new cases. These are the skills that those professionals in these rural areas in Liberia do not have and it is our plan to impact those new skills to them, "said Dr. Nemah.

Meanwhile, LMDA has revealed plans to begin publishing a bi-annual medical scientific journal in Liberia.

Dr. Nemah said the production of the Medical Journal will inform the world on the work of the country's medical community, documenting medical scientifically.

Nemah lauded the government for the supply of foreigners to some medical doctors who are currently specialized training.

According to the invention, LMDA intends to raise the fund to send additional doctors to specialize in Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Nephrology and Oncology.

"When we have these kinds of medical doctors, we are not going to be able to get medical attention," he said while calling on the public to support their endeavor.

At the same time, the association is preparing to induct its new corps of officers on February 15, 2019, to steer the affairs of the institution for a period of two years.

The officers include Dr. Emmanuel K. Ekyinabah, President, Dr. Abraham Jawara Vice President, Dr. Yuah Nemah Secretary, Dr. Odell W. Kumeh Financial Secretary and Dr. Augustus G. Quiah as Chaplains.

The induction ceremony is expected to be held at the Golden Key Hotel and will be followed by a capacity building fundraising dinner intended for various programs for the next two years.

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