Walter Gwenigale

Walter T. Gwenigale (c. 1935 – April 22, 2022) was a Liberian politician who became Minister of Health and Social Welfare in the Cabinet of Liberia in 2006.[1] Gwenigale was born in the Central Province, which later became known as Bong County.[2] He completed a BA in Chemistry from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in 1963, and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

Walter Gwenigale
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Minister of Health and Social Welfare
In office
Appointed byEllen Johnson Sirleaf
Succeeded byBernice Dahn
Personal details
Bornc. 1935
Central Province, Liberia (modern-day Bong County)
Died(2022-04-22)April 22, 2022 (aged 87)
Monrovia, Liberia
Alma materInteramerican University of Puerto Rico
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Gwenigale died on April 22, 2022, in John F. Kennedy Medical Center.[3]


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  2. ^ "Liberia: Walter Gwenigale – Great Liberian Medical Doctor With a Mission". Liberian Observer. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
  3. ^ Dodoo, Lennart. "Liberia: Former Minister of Health Dr. Walter Gwenigale Has Died". FrontPage Africa. Retrieved July 14, 2022.