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800,000 Pregnant Women Suffer Syphilis In Liberia

-MOH 2018 Survey Shows

By R. Joyclyn Wea

A survey conducted by the Ministry of Health shows that eight hundred thousand pregnant women suffer from syphilis in Liberia.

Madam Caroline Saye-Willie, National Trainer at the Ministry of Health, Mental Health Unit disclosed that an ongoing survey by the Ministry of Health has recorded eight hundred thousand pregnant women who are suffering from syphilis which some time result to their babies being blind from birth.

She made disclosure Over the weekend when she serves as facilitator during a one-week seminar organized by the Word of Truth Church in collaboration with the Spiritual Gospel Bible College located in Caldwell.

She explained that syphilis causes danger to human’s body and attacked the major organs of the body including the heart, lunch among others.

Madam Willie further emphasized that syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that causes mental infection, sadden heart attack, failure of vision, loss of coordination, mental disorder and blindness of a person if not treated early.

She asserted that syphilis is one of the dangerous sexually transmitted diseases that cannot be easily notice unless a person is very much sensitive to his or her body.

“The forth and tertiary stage is as the result of internal damage from the third stage which shows up many years later in a person body. Syphilis causes soul on a person private parts, in the palm, and under the breast as well as cause rash that maybe accomplished by fever; at this point in time it fools you and pretend everything is okay,” she concluded.

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