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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began collaborating with the government of Liberia in 2007 with the launch of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). In 2014, CDC expanded its presence to support the government of Liberia’s Ebola outbreak response. As Liberia continues to recover from the epidemic, CDC remains committed to supporting and strengthening the Ministry of Health (MoH) and partners.
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Liberia at a Glance

Population: 4,503,000
Per capita income: $820
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 61/59 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 54/1000 live births
Sources: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet

Top 10 Causes of Death

Source: WHO Country Health Profiles 2015: Liberia

  1. Diarrheal Diseases
  2. HIV/AIDS & tuberculosis
  3. Cardiovascular diseases
  4. NTDs & malaria
  5. Neonatal disorders
  6. Neoplasms
  7. Diabetes/Urological/Blood/Endocrine
  8. Unintentional injuries
  9. Maternal disorders
  10. Cirrhosis

What CDC is Doing


Impact in Liberia expanded

  • More than 120 students have graduated from Liberia’s Field Epidemiology Training Program and are now working all over Liberia to quickly contain outbreaks at their source.

Malaria collapsed

Immunization collapsed

Ebola and Global Health Security collapsed

CDC Ebola Updates

Ebola outbreak

Latest Outbreak Info

The 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Worldwide, the World Health Organization has reported 28,637 cases of Ebola and 11,315 deaths. CDC and partners are working together to stop the epidemic…read more

  • Page last reviewed: July 6, 2017
  • Page last updated: July 6, 2017
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