Jul 31, 2008

BOAKAI LAUNCHES DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY
The Government of Liberia and its development partners have formally launched the 2007 Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS).

Vice President. Joseph Boakai. Wednesday, launched the report in the auditorium of the University of Liberia.

The survey was conducted in 2007 by the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-information Services (LISGIS), Ministry of Health and the National Aids Control Program.

According to a LISGIS release, the LDHS 2007 report highlighted the current trend of the total fertility, child mortality and maternal rates and the current prevalence level of HIV/Aids in Liberia.

The project was funded by the Government of Liberia, in collaboration with USAID, UNFPA, UNICEF and UNDP.
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