Liberian Medical Doctor Scoops Angie Brooks Humanitarian Award


MONROVIA – The immediate Past Secretary General of the Liberia Medical and Dental Association, Dr. Jonathan Minagogo Hart has received the Angie Brooks Humanitarian Award for services rendered in the health sector OF Liberia.

The award was presented by I-HELP Liberia Medical Group, on May 15 of 2019, for his immense and outstanding contributions towards the health sector of his country.

On his return from the US, Dr. Hart said I-HELP Liberia Medical Group said it also recognized him for being at the epicenter of the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia.

They accordingly recognized his efforts in offering his medical expertise and providing medical service in two separate Ebola Treatment Units including ELWA II ETU that recorded about 60percent survival and the Unity Conference Center ETU with 100 percent survival recorded.

I-HELP Liberia project, an international organization said it recognizes the contributions of Dr. Hart in Liberia’s health sector over the years

The group further called on him to continue striving to revamp the health sector of the country.

I-HELP Liberia Medical Group was founded in 1994 by a humanitarian, Mr. Ansumana Randolph with the aim of promoting STEM education.

At the same time, the group is concerned with conducting several workshops for science teachers across all levels, including universities. 

Supports to the organization come from students, professors and scientists from several high schools and universities in the USA, including New York City Wells Cornell Medical Center, Harvard University, Brown University, and the Columbia University City College, others are; the Brooklyn Technical High School, Broms High School of Science.  

Dr. Hart is a final year surgical residence at the Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons and has worked within the health sector of the country for the past 12 years. 

During these times, he served as a student leader at the A. M. Dogliottie College of medicine for three years.

During his stay in America, the young and experienced Liberian Medical Doctor was also a privilege to appear on the famous podcast on the MSNBC hosted by Chris Hyne, where he highlighted the need for improving Liberia’s health sector.

He, at the same time, called on local government and international partners to invest in the health sector of the country in other to have an efficient and effective health sector.

Dr. Hart was also afforded the opportunity to visit several other states, universities, hospitals, and personalities including; Dr, Stark of the City University of New York, Professor Adam Cohen of Harvard University, Boston State, Rhode Island, the office of the mayor of New York City, and the Director of Community Affairs Units, among others.