SANTURTZI (SPAIN).- One more year, the San Juan de Dios Hospital of Santurtzi held a new edition of the sale intended to get funds for the New Kru Town Health Center in Monrovia.
MONROVIA.- Last Sunday, Spanish TV program “Pueblo de Dios” (“People of God”) released another report based on the footage they got in Liberia. This one is about the New Kru Town Health Center and the work that the Sisters of the Inmaculate Conception and Hospitalier Sisters of Bennedict Menni are doing in Liberia.
MONROVIA.- Representatives of the Saint Joseph´s Catholic Hospital were kindly received on Wednesday by Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Walter T. Gweningale, whith whom they explained the last projects in which the hospital is involved.
MONROVIA.- Representatives of the Saint Joseph´s Catholic Hospital, Brothers of Saint John of God and Sisters of the Immaculate Conception visited last Friday the Apostolic Nuncio in Liberia, H.E. Miroslaw Adamczyk.
MONROVIA.- In May, the crew from Spanish TV program “Pueblo de Dios” (“People of God”) visited us in Monrovia to prepare a report about the Hospital, its Golden Jubilee and the work we do in Liberia. They got footage and interviewed several people for some days.
MONROVIA.- On June 19th, 2013, the Knights of St. John International, Monrovia Branch, visited our Hospital and made a donation of some food items: 20 bags of rice, 7 of 20 ls of cooking oil, a carton each of bathing soap and washing powder, 8 rolls of toilet tissue and detergent, all worth about 1,200 USD.
MONROVIA.- A blood donation drive was organized by the program Officer of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) at our Hospital on June 19th 2013. It is the ever first volunteer blood donation organized in and for the hospital. It was aimed at sensitizing people to donate freely to save the lives of those in need.
MONROVIA.- Dr. Fernando Rivilla and his team, specialized in pediatric surgery, has been operating at St. Joseph´s Catholic Hospital from April 27th to May 3rd. Initially they were to operate on small Prince, a boy of 8 months whose penis was amputated during circumcision at home.
MONROVIA.- President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with NGO Women For Africa´s president, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, officially launched the “Stop Fistula” Project today in the Saint Joseph´s Catholic Hospital. The project is aimed at preventing and provide care to victims of obstetric fistula, a condition which women may develop during prolonged and complicated delivery.