Cummings Africa Foundation (CAF) opens covid-19 Treatment Centers at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital


As part of efforts in the fight again the Covid 19 in Liberia, the Cummings Africa Foundation (CAF) has promised to open six (6) covid-19 Treatment Centers, and provide medical supplies and equipment to fourteen (14) Health Centers in five (5) counties across the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony for the first center at the St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Congo Town,CAF Country Director, Dr. Wede Elliott-Brownell said the announcement is in fulfillment of the foundation’s US$150,000 commitment to help address the COVID-19 Pandemic in Liberia.

She noted that the purpose of the Treatment Centers is to increase the capacity of existing hospitals and clinics to effectively treat Covid-19 cases.

The CAF Country Director explained that of the six (6) Treatment Centers, a total of fourteen (14) health centers in Monsterrado, Margibi, Nimba, Bomi and Maryland Counties will benefit from medical supplies, equipment and drugs.

At the same time, CAF will  cover the full costs of transportation and logistics in getting the donations to the 14 hospitals and clinics.

The items to be donated included 24,000 face masks; 12,000 pairs of gloves; 200 Oximeters; 107 Regulators; 92 Oxygen Canisters; 4 Oxygen Concentrators; Assortment of Medicines– Paracetamol, Azithromycin, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin C, and Assortment of Hygiene and Cleaning Supplies.