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MCAI has been working in the hospitals of Bong County, Liberia, since February 2012. During this time, alongside our partners ALSG, we have introduced training for 190 midwives, doctors, nurses and nurse anaesthetists, and provided essential emergency medical and surgical supplies and drugs for maternal, neonatal and paediatric care.
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Maternal Childhealth Advocacy International | LIBERIA | www.mcai.org.uk - Improving maternal, neonatal and child mortality, inlcuding obstetric anaesthesia and critical care

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First 2 trainee Obstetric Clinicians  There is a serious shortage of doctors in Liberia; only 1 per 82,000 people (Afri-Dev.info) compared to 1 doctor per 358 people in the UK (WHO).   More than three quarters of those trained in Liberia are practising in Western countries.  However, the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Liberian Medical and Dental Council have been taking significant and decisive steps toward providing an effective national health system.      With the…

First 2 trainee Obstetric Clinicians There is a serious shortage of doctors in Liberia; only 1 per 82,000 people (Afri-Dev.info) compared to 1 doctor per 358 people in the UK (WHO). More than three quarters of those trained in Liberia are practising in Western countries. However, the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Liberian Medical and Dental Council have been taking significant and decisive steps toward providing an effective national health system. With the…

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