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MAP International, Med-Share donate medical supplies to Health Ministry

By Patrick Flomo
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

 (mylbsonline/Liberia)-MAP International in collaboration with Med-Share International Relief Team, has presented Medical supplies worth US$13m to the Health and Social Welfare Ministry.

Making the presentation, MAP International President, Michael Nyenhuis, said: “The donation is our organization’s way of helping the Liberian Government in its quest to provide its citizens quality health care delivery.

MAP is a Christian health organization operating in Liberia, and Med-Share International, based in Georgia, United States of America, made the donation Monday, May 27, 2013 in Monrovia.

According to Nyenhuis, “The medical materials include treatment for Buruli Ulcer, commonly known as elephantiasis.”

He said, patients at the Curran Lutheran Hospital in Lofa County will benefit from the gesture.

Receiving the donation, Deputy Health Minister, Matthew Flomo, said: “The gesture will go a long way in addressing some of the many health-related problems the county is being faced with.

“The ministry looks forward to receiving more assistance from the MAP Health Christian Organization to help the country meet the 2015 Millennium Development Goals.

 


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