The Ministry of Health will host the Third (3rd) International Community Health Workers symposium at the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Inter-Ministerial Complex in Congo Town, Monrovia, Liberia, from March 20-24. The conference will begin with a two-day pre-conference activity and a three-day main conference deliberation. Plenary and breakup group discussions, presentations, exhibitions, and networking will characterize the event. The event will be climaxed with awards and dinner night.
The symposium’s goal is to bring together leaders in health and development from around the world to explore innovative strategies for advancing community health. During the three-day main conference, the delegates can engage in meaningful dialogue and share ideas, knowledge, and experiences. The symposium will feature keynote speakers and a series of plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and interactive workshops.
It is anticipated that the President of the Republic of Liberia, H.E George M. Weah, the Vice President, H.E Jewel H. Taylor, and High-level Government officials will be in attendance. This conference will bring together forty (40) countries from across the globe with six hundred (600) delegates, UN Agencies, the Africa Center for Disease Control, Development Partners, Community Health Workers, Researchers, and Foreign Missions accredited to Liberia.
Liberia was chosen to host this year’s symposium after a thorough bidding process. The Symposium theme: “Advancing Community Health Worker Programs to Build Resilient and Equitable Health Care for Universal Health Coverage.” On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, the Minister of Health held a press conference at her Ministry of Health office in Congo Town to launch the importance of the upcoming symposium and the role it has played in Liberia’s health system.
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