Liberia Diabetes Center Gets Community Educator

first_img– Advertisement – Ms. Jackson The Liberia Diabetes Center (LDC) located on Front Street in Monrovia now has a community diabetes educator in Liberia.She is Ms. Jenneve Jackson. Prior to joining the LDC, she worked for One Source Pharmacy located on Benson Street.According to a dispatch from the United States, Mr. James Momoh, founder and chief executive officer of the LDC, welcomed Ms. Jackson as its community diabetes educator stressing that with the prevalence of diabetes in the country, the message of diabetes management and prevention needs to be heard in every community in Liberia.Momoh said to fight diabetes in Liberia,  awareness will be a key component and Ms. Jackson’s affiliation with the LDC will  achieve one of the many objectives for which the Center was established.“Ms. Jackson comes with a wealth of experience as a diabetes educator and we look forward to providing her with the necessary resources that will be directly intended to benefit Liberians that are dealing with the complications of diabetes,” Momoh said.He urged Liberians to support Ms. Jackson’s effort whenever she is in the community providing awareness on the prevention and management of a medical condition that is now claiming the lives of many Liberians in the country.Ms. Jackson will be providing  diabetes sufferers and those without, the opportunity to benefit from diabetes testing and to encourage them to seek further education and health assessment at the LDC.Momoh said the LDC is not a clinical institution but has all the resources needed for the management and prevention of diabetes.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

OGC sponsors NLC Student

first_imgThe B.C. Oil and Gas Commission is once again pleased to sponsor a $1000 award for a Northern Lights College (NLC) student currently enrolled in the Land Reclamation or Land Agent Diploma course, announced CEO and Commissioner Alex Ferguson.  The Commission award has been in place since 2004 and there has been a total of $6,000 given out to date.  Deputy Commissioner James O’Hanley presented the Commission’s Award to student Courtney Thompson on Friday, May 1st. Thompson is enrolled in the Land Reclamation Diploma program at NLC.  – Advertisement -Award criteria states that students must receive an ‘A’ on a major assignment related to the oil and gas industry, have good academic standing, be a good citizen, be a positive role model to other students, and have a good record of attendance. The award is given to a student completing their first year and returning for a second year.  Further, research proposals submitted must reflect the mandate of the Commission’s Science and Community Environmental Knowledge (SCEK) Fund.last_img read more