From April 2015 to August 2021 a total of 156,681 samples were transported out of these, 78,806 samples were transported from September 2020 to August 2021 compared to 20 550 (Sept 2019-Aug 2020).
A total of 6,348,141 km has been covered from April 2015 and out of that a total distance of 922,260 kms was covered from September 2020 to August 2021 compared to 877,391 (Sept 2019-Aug 2020).
Before Riders Specimen Transport Program In Liberia, Only 25% Of Samples Reached Laboratories Within 24 Hours Using A Collection Of Expensive Models Including Helicopters And A Chain Of Uncoordinated Vehicles. Now, An Average of 98% Reaches Laboratories Within 24hrs And The Remaining Reaching Their Designated Laboratories Within 48hrs And 72 Hours Of Collection Respectively.
Since Inception, There Has Been No Infection Due To The Specimen They Transport; Testimony Of Riders Liberia’s Stringent Infection Prevention Control Protocols Followed By The Couriers As They Pickup, Relay And Deliver The Specimens To The Laboratory.
From 2016 to 2020 a total of 537 participants attended refresher training as part of capacity building to Ministry of Health, continuous improvement and standard maintenance.