2008 Re-opening of the Zwedru Midwifery Training School

The lack of skilled health workers is a key challenge in Liberia, mainly in rural areas.

The international NGO Merlin will re-open the Zwedru Midwifery School in the south-East of the country, in collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) and with the financial support of MMF. The first cohort students is expected to start the training in January 2009; the school is expected to train 40 students from the South-East region per year.

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