Monrovia – On January 19 & 20, 2024, the President, Mrs. Carolyn Woahloe & Chairman of the Board, Mr. Thomas Woahloe of the Liberian Nurses Association-DFW Texas arrived in Liberia to assess and support ongoing work undertaking by the organization.
Since 2014 the LNA-DFW has had a unique history working with the Liberian Health System to ensure that Liberians living abroad make meaningful contributions to improve our health outcomes.
Quite recently, the LNA-DFW Texas was among the first organizations to respond to the humanitarian needs of the Totota, Bong County fire disaster victims within 72 hours through its local team headed by Mr. Dominic W. Rennie. Assorted consignments of medical supplies including drugs were dispatched to the John F. Medical Center and the 14 Military Hospital respectively. A follow up visit was made to the 14 Military Hospital on Friday, January 26, 2024, by the visiting LNA- USA team to empathize with the fire victims.
The visiting team also made working visits to the Pipeline Health Center, Dillon Rehabilitation Center and donated assorted consignment of medical supplies and Over the Counter (OTC) drugs. (PHOTOS) The team also inspected ongoing renovation works at the Ma Esther Clinic located in the Peace Island Community.
The renovation which is solely and freely sponsored by the LNA-DFW Texas cost approximately US$15,000.00 which covers: mobilization, replacement of the entire roof and ceilings, floor tiles, plumbing system, electrical work and painting.
The project is expected to be completed and dedicated in the next 3 weeks. When completed, it will further support and provide quality care to over ten thousand people in its catchment population.
The LNA-DFW Texas team through its President, Mrs. Carolyn Woahloe, expresses its sincere gratitude to it members, collaborating partners, the public and sympathizers for donations received in cash and kind to support this worthy cost. The President urges its members, all well-meaning Liberians, and the new incoming government to continue to work together to improve and promote quality healthcare for all Liberians as we strive to make our community a healthier place. Quality healthcare is a human right.