Health

Misrata Central Hospital hosts Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations

  • 23 November 2017 - 15:26
Misrata Central Hospital hosts Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations

A medical team representing the Arab Council for Health Specialties arrived in Misrata on Tuesday to perform the Arab Fellowship in Pediatrics examinations, hosted by Misrata Central Hospital The Misrata Municipal Council said on its Facebook page "the exam committee consists of doctors from...

Medical staffers go on 10-day strike in Libya’s Sabha over doctor’s kidnap

  • 20 November 2017 - 18:24
Medical staffers go on 10-day strike in Libya’s Sabha over doctor’s kidnap

The Medical staff in the southern Libyan city of Sabha  suspended work for 10 days in protest over poor security after a doctor was kidnapped. A surgical department doctor at the Sabha Medical Centre, Salem Al-Selhab, was kidnapped by an unknown group on Thursday evening. "For a...

Tripoli port shuns UN medications shipment

  • 18 November 2017 - 18:38
Tripoli port shuns UN medications shipment

The Tripoli port in cooperation with the Libyan Health Ministry refused last February a shipment of medical equipment and medicines sent by the UN via the UNSMIL on the ground that it was expired. Earlier, Tripoli municipal guard workers have seized many materials and commodities that...

Two women die in delivery operation at southern Libyan hospital

  • 28 October 2017 - 16:10
Two women die in delivery operation at southern Libyan hospital

A hospital in southern Libya has confirmed that two omen died in delivery process. According to the hospital, there was no equipment or medics in the hospital for birth operations as the hospital announced shutting down that section months ago after five women had died in the process of...

Ghat hospital receives 60 food-poisoned persons who ate from same pizza shop

  • 24 October 2017 - 22:14
Ghat hospital receives 60 food-poisoned persons who ate from same pizza shop

The Ghat Hospital administration said over 60 people arrived with food poison stating that they ate from one of the city's pizza shops. The 60 people, according to the hospital media office on Facebook, were reported between Sunday and Tuesday morning, and all of them said they ate pizza from...

Moroccan migrants go on hunger strike in Tripoli detention

  • 15 October 2017 - 18:57
Moroccan migrants go on hunger strike in Tripoli detention

Tripoli branch of the Counter Illegal Immigration Center said that Moroccan nationals held in a detention center in Tripoli started Friday an open hunger strike to protest the delay of their repatriation to their home country. The Counter Illegal Immigration Center said in a statement that the...

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...