Minister of Health, Liberia


Dr. Bernice T. Dahn is the Deputy Minister for Health Services and Chief Medical Officer for the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Liberia.  In that capacity she collaborates with other stakeholders in setting policies and standards to guide and regulate health care provision and health program management in the country.  Dr. Dahn is also responsible for monitoring the health care delivery system to ensure that cost-effective, quality care is provided and accessible to all, and for providing supervision and support for capacity building at various levels of the delivery system.

Dr. Dahn received her MD in 1996 from the A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, University of Liberia and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology degree in 1987 from the T. J. Faulkner College of Science & Technology, University. She also earned a Master’s of Public Health in 2005 from the School of Public Health & Community Medicine at the University of Washington.