Press Releases

Liberia Expands Cross Border Screening To Combat Spread Of Ebola

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

With no new Ebola cases in Liberia, but ongoing transmission in neighbouring Sierra Leone and Guinea, IOM is expanding its work to reinforce Liberia’s cross-border screening of travellers and its surveillance capacity.

Under a new project funded by USAID’s Office of US Foreign Disaster...

IOM Congratulates Liberia On The End Of The Ebola Outbreak

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

After 42 days with no new Ebola cases reported in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the end of the current outbreak. IOM commends at this important moment the people of Liberia, health workers, international partners and local leaders at the helm of the successful Ebola...

IOM Opens Ebola Treatment Unit In Grand Cape Mount, Liberia

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

On Monday (29/12) IOM opened the first Ebola treatment unit (ETU) in Sinje, Liberia. The ETU brings clinical care closer to Ebola patients in Grand Cape Mount County, where active transmission persists in hotspots such as Tewor, Porkpa and Gola Konneh districts. This treatment facility is one of...

IOM Fights Ebola In Liberia Hotspots

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

“Working with the health system to bring in cases quicker and bring care closer is the final piece of Ebola control, in addition to social mobilization”

Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20...

IOM Welcomes Completion Of Ebola Treatment Unit In Liberia

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai yesterday (10/11) inaugurated the first of three planned IOM-managed Ebola Treatment Units (ETU) in Liberia. The new unit, in Tubmanburg, was constructed by the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), with the support and oversight of the US Department of Defense....