Some of the items given to NPHIL

Monrovia, Liberia – The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) has received logistical support to enhance its capacity in containing COVID-19.

On Tuesday, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) turned over four Toyota Hilux pickups, Five Yamaha motorbikes and 60 specialized mobile phones to NPHIL.

The items will be used to enhance contact tracing as Liberia strives to contain the virus.

Presenting the logistics, UNFPA Country Representative, Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi, said the items are on loan to NPHIL and would be retrieved following the eradication of the corona virus.

Receiving the vehicles and mobile phones, NPHIL Deputy Director General for Technical Services, Jean Macauley, thanked UNFPA for the gesture and assured that the items will be used for the intended purpose.  

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Jarp Davies is a Liberian journalist who currently works for the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) as Reporter and Newscaster. Jarp has more than thirteen years of experience in journalism since he began work as an intern at the United Nations’ UNMIL Radio in Monrovia. At UNMIL Radio, he rose to the positions of Reporter and Program Producer. Jarp has also worked for several media institutions in Liberia including Infinity Corporation, owner of Power FM and TV, Matrix Media, owner of Capitol FM and Capitol Times Newspaper. The Liberian media practitioner is a graduate of the Jireh School of Journalism and Public Relations and a senior student at the University of Liberia. Jarp Davies can be reached at the following contacts and email: jarpd09@gmail #0886616580/0777835862


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