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Dep Health Ministern Nyenswah wins John Hopkins MPH Award

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Hopkins Bloomberg Emerging Young Leader Award winner
& Liberia's Deputy Health Minister, Tolbert Nyenswah
Hopkins Bloomberg Emerging Young Leader Award winner & Liberia's Deputy Health Minister, Tolbert Nyenswah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The 2016 Winner of the renowned Hopkins Bloomberg Emerging Young Leader Award for Public Health says the award has inspired him to do more for his country in Public Health Service delivery.

Liberia’s Deputy Health Minister, Tolbert Nyenswah, said he will use the influence and grant from the award to assist in establishing a vibrant and modern public health institute for his country.

Minister Nyenswah, a 2012 Graduate of the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was among several international high profile individuals, including President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, to be honored for their valuable roles in saving lives.

Speaking to ELBC from New York, the United States, the Liberian Health Minister also said with current efforts underway for the establishment of a Public Health Institute in the country, his efforts are geared towards ensuring that the Institute becomes a reality.

He praised the Liberian health workers saying their collaborative efforts led to his recognition and honor by his alma mater.

Present at the Award ceremony were US Vice President, Joe Biden, World Health Organization Director General, Margret Chan, and the Uruguayan President, Dr. Tabare Vaquez.

 

 


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