Hon. Dr. Wilhelmina S. Jallah

Minister of Health – Liberia

Hon. Dr. Wilhelmina S. Jallah

Minister of Health – Liberia

Biography

Honorable Dr.Wilhemina S. Jallah serves as the Minister of Health for the Republic of Liberia. She is a dedicated and patriotic Medical Doctor with over 25 years of national and international work experience in clinical management of patients, as well as extensive public health knowledge.

Prior to becoming Minister of Health in March 2018, Dr.Jallah served as the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and the Medical Director for six years (2012- 2018) at the Hope for Women International Medical Center Liberia, Inc. During her tenure at the Hope for Women Medical Center, Dr.Jallah and the staff of Hope for Women provided health services to over 50,000 patients which include services to pregnant women, children, and men. During the unprecedented Ebola crisis in Liberia, the Hope for Women Medical center was one of the few privately owned medical centers that remained opened and continued to provide services to the public. Over the past decade, Dr. Jallah also dedicated five years of service to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Liberia where she served as Acting Head and Educator for the Obstetrics & Gynecology Department . She also served as the Director for the Gynecological Cancer Program.

As the new Minister of Health for the newly elect pro-poor government, Dr.Wilhemina Jallah’s vision and mission is to transform health care delivery through hard work, transparency, accountability, and good governance. Her goal is to strengthen donor/partner relationship and to build a resilient healthcare system that is affordable so that that everyone receives the requisite health services without being turned away. The Honorable Minister main focus over the next 12 months includes building the capacity of the health workforce and to make sure that technology plays a pivotal role in improving health services and supply chain of drugs and medical supplies.

The Health Minister’s overall objective is to ensure that Health services in Liberia falls in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.