IREDD Releases First COVID-19 Monitoring Report Titled: "Limited Accountability Hinders COVID-19 Fight." Monrovia-Icampus on 6 July 2021.

This report is the first of three monthly reports that will be issued by the Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD), under the project: Promoting Accountability and Transparency in Liberia’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery. The project aims to monitor Liberia’s COVID-19 response and recovery process in lieu of accountability and transparency with reference to the Government of Liberia’s 2020/2021 budgeted support to public health facilities across the country specifically, Montserrado, Margibi and Nimba counties.

  • To monitor GoL COVID-19 response and recovery plan by promoting accountability and transparency in the overall response mechanism;  
  • Promote citizens participation in the GoL COVID-19 response and recovery plan. 

The project’s objective is particularly aimed at contributing to, advocating for, and actively encouraging (a) citizens awareness on the affairs of their government, (b) accountable governance (c) better health outcomes for targeted beneficiaries.

Based on the questionnaire, data gathered, analyzed and documented of, IREDD presents the following as its key monitoring findings: 

  1. Characteristics of Respondent

The total number of persons interviewed at PHFs, 80% were officers-in-charge with 20% consisting of an administrator, a physician assistant, a nurse and a second screener. These labels were noted as stated by the interviewee.

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