Polluted waterways and physician shortages

Mason, Christopher
October 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE689
Academic Journal
The article discusses the issue on waterway pollution and shortages of physicians in the West Point, located along Mesarudo River of Monrovia, Liberia. It notes that only one doctor had served the localities in West Point who is available at best in four hours a day. It was during the 14-long civil war wherein Liberia's health facilities and personnel count began to decline. Moreover, the Liberian government has been into reconstruction efforts to restore the health care system.


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