Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organization has ended a daylong Cervical and Breast Screening Training for health workers in the country.
The training was held Friday, at Cape Hotel in Monrovia; under the theme, Early Detection and Promoted management of Cervical and Breast Cancer Saves Life.
Speaking at the program, the Director of Non-communicable Disease Program at the Ministry of Health, Anthony Tucker described the training as a significant step in the health sector.
According to Tucker, screening has been ongoing in the health sector by individuals, but not as the Ministry of Health regular program geared at fighting Cervical and Breast Cancer.
The Ministry of Health Non-communicable Disease Director also expressed delight over the program on grounds, that it is being handled by Liberians who will serve as trainers of trainers.
For his part, World Health Organization Advisor for Disease Prevention and Control Moses Jeuronlon said the ‘WHO’ is fully prepared to extend the training to other parts of Liberia.
According to Jeuronlon, by 2030, Liberia should have universal coverage of the process, leaving no one behind.