Health

3 civilians killed by landmine bast in Benghazi

  • 20 September 2017 - 21:06
3 civilians killed by landmine bast in Benghazi

A medical source from Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi reported Tuesday on a local TV Channel in Libya that three civilians were killed by a landmine blast in Al-Sabri, Benghazi. The source said the blast took place as the three people were going inside a building in the neighborhood, adding that...

Italy and UNICEF renew support for war-affected children in Libya

  • 16 September 2017 - 10:47
Italy and UNICEF renew support for war-affected children in Libya

The Government of Italy has contributed Euro 1,000,000 to UNICEF in Libya for supporting a multi-sectoral programme to enhance the quality and delivery of services for conflict affected children and their families. The programme will focus vulnerable children living in under-served areas in Libya...

WHO provides Sabha medical center with medical aids

  • 12 September 2017 - 21:11
WHO provides Sabha medical center with medical aids

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 8th August 2017 to Sabha Medical Center ten (10) International Emergency Health kits (IEHK) which are standardized kit of essential medicines, supplies and equipment. This kits were procured with financial assistance from...

Landmine explosion in Benghazi’s Sabri amputates a boy’s legs

  • 10 September 2017 - 13:37
Landmine explosion in Benghazi’s Sabri amputates a boy’s legs

An explosion of a landmine in Sabir neighbourhood in Benghazi - eastern Libya - has amputated the two legs of a 14-year-old boy. The head of the media office at Al-Jalaa Accidents Hospital in Benghazi, Fadiya Al-Barghathi, the amputation was decided after seeing the terrible injury the boy was...

ICRC: Libya’s health sector collapsing, hospitals in dire conditions

  • 24 August 2017 - 18:39
ICRC: Libya’s health sector collapsing, hospitals in dire conditions

Hospitals in Libya are suffering from a shortage of medical supplies even as they see an increase in patients, leading the ICRC to donate a new round of needed medicines and material to three facilities across the country. Al Wahda hospital in Derna, Al Jalaa Trauma Hospital in Benghazi and the...

Italy sends first aid kits to Zuwara city in Libya

  • 23 August 2017 - 14:14
Italy sends first aid kits to Zuwara city in Libya

Italian ambassador to Libya Giuseppe Perrone and defense attache Captain Patrizio Rapalino on Wednesday gave 5,000 hygiene and first aid kits to the mayor of the Libyan city Zuwarah. The material was provided by on its the Italian Cooperation and transported by the Italian Navy on its Durand de...

UNICEF provides healthcare kits to Sirte families

  • 22 August 2017 - 22:19
UNICEF provides healthcare kits to Sirte families

The UNICEF said Tuesday that it had provided needy Sirte families with 500 healthcare kits. Meanwhile, a source from Sirte municipality said that the healthcare aids from the UNICEF are part of a project funded by the office of European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid...

FAO signs agreement with Libya to boost the country’s agricultural sector

  • 12 August 2017 - 09:45
FAO signs agreement with Libya to boost the country’s agricultural sector

Libya has signed a USD 3.5 million agreement with FAO to strengthen its technical and functional national capacities in agriculture. The project aims to build capacities and to ensure more efficient and effective governmental agricultural support services to achieve greater synergies and...

100 decomposed bodies of newborns lead to arrest of Benghazi Medical Center officials

  • 20 July 2017 - 21:19
100 decomposed bodies of newborns lead to arrest of Benghazi Medical Center officials

The criminal investigation department of the Al-Bayda-based interim government of Abdullah Al-Thinni announced arresting officials from the Benghazi Medical Center (BMC) over lack of proper health conditions and scandals of maltreatment of patients. The arrest comes after photos on social media...

Health Ministry: 4 deaths, 21 injuries in east Tripoli clashes

  • 11 July 2017 - 11:35
Health Ministry: 4 deaths, 21 injuries in east Tripoli clashes

The Health Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli announced Monday that the aftermath of the clashes in Garabulli and Gawea areas on both Sunday and Monday led to the killing of four people and injuring of 21. The Health Ministry also said on Facebook that the...