Liberia

Liberia is a new addition to our collaborating partners. Current ongoing projects include several prevalence studies around Ebola, Lassa virus, and Salmonella spp. Other Ebola-related studies are focused on the following: 1) epidemiology and immunity to Ebola Virus and other Emerging Viral Infections in Liberia, and 2) the role of social, cultural and environmental factors in improving Ebola Virus Disease response and resilience.


Affiliated Institutions

University of Liberia

The University of Liberia was founded in 1862 as Liberia College and became a full University in 1951. It is a public institution funded mainly by the Government of Liberia. The University now has four campuses: Capitol Hill, Fendall, Medical School Fendall, and Starz-Sinji campus located in Sinji, Grand Cape Mount County.

Primary Faculty

Please contact us (ghfmgr@uw.edu) for more information on mentors.

Research Projects

  • Serological evidence for the presence of Lassa virus in companion dogs in rural areas of Liberia
  • Serological evidence of Ebola virus exposure in dogs from affected communities in Liberia
  • Assess the prevalence of Salmonella spp., an important foodborne illness agent, in Monrovia, Liberia
  • Epidemiology and immunity to Ebola Virus and other Emerging Viral Infections in Liberia
  • The role of social, cultural and environmental factors in improving Ebola Virus Disease response and resilience in Liberia

For a list of projects in Liberia: click here

Current Fogarty Trainees

None.

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