Health

WHO provides anti-tuberculosis medicines to Libya’s capital

  • 8 August 2018 - 20:37
WHO provides anti-tuberculosis medicines to Libya’s capital

World Health Organization (WHO) delivered anti-tuberculosis medicines to Tripoli. A total of 12 types of the provided medicines will enable treatment of adult and child cases of TB, including multi-drug resistant TB, WHO said. The WHO supplies, dispatched in response to critical humanitarian...

Planning Workshop on Implementation of Family Practice Approach in Libya

  • 29 July 2018 - 21:41
Planning Workshop on Implementation of Family Practice Approach in Libya

The Ministry of Health in Libya, in collaboration with WHO Office for Libya, has organized a five-day planning workshop to discuss various aspects of Family Practice Approach (FPA). Implementation of Family Practice Approach is one of the essential element of Primary Health Care Project (PHC)...

WHO delivers medicines to Libya’s Al-Bayda city

  • 24 July 2018 - 13:17
WHO delivers medicines to Libya’s Al-Bayda city

WHO has delivered one basic noncommunicable disease (NCD) kit of module 1b that comprises cold chain medicines to the medical supply office in Albaida in the east of Libya. Funded by the Central Emergency Response Fund, the complete NCD kit is enough to cover 10 000 patients for a duration of 3...

After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

  • 21 July 2018 - 16:26
After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said. The aid, which will arrive on a Russian plane to a Russian military base in north-western...

UN report: Healthcare under attack in Libya

  • 22 May 2018 - 16:44
UN report: Healthcare under attack in Libya

Violence in Libya continues to have a devastating impact on health care in the country, with hospitals and other medical facilities bombed, shelled and looted; medical personnel targeted, attacked and even taken hostage or arbitrarily detained; and patients at times denied prompt life-saving...

Unicef: Two-thirds of Libyan Schools have limited drinking water

  • 16 May 2018 - 21:09
Unicef: Two-thirds of Libyan Schools have limited drinking water

UNICEF together with the Ministry of Education and the Libyan National Centre for Disease Control Launch Assessment of Water, Quality, Sanitation and Hygiene in Libyan Schools A nation-wide assessment on the quality of water and sanitation facilities in 140 schools in the West, East and...

Body fitness related to language skills in “older adults,” study says

  • 1 May 2018 - 23:33
Body fitness related to language skills in “older adults,” study says

Older adults who exercise regularly may have an easier time finding words to express themselves than their peers who aren’t as physically fit, a small study suggests. Reuters reported that researchers examined results from 28 volunteers, mostly in their late 60s or early 70s, who played word...

Visiting medical team in Tobruk conducts cardiac diagnoses of 20 children

  • 9 April 2018 - 11:06
Visiting medical team in Tobruk conducts cardiac diagnoses of 20 children

The visiting medical team from Tripoli has carried out diagnoses of heart diseases for 20 children at the Tobruk medical center in eastern Libya. The medical team is headed by Dr. Nayeema Gubaa and Dr. Maryem Al-Maadani. The diagnoses were done for the children, who come from different Libyan...

Over 8500 hygiene kits distributed for women in Libya by UNHCR and UNFPA

  • 1 April 2018 - 14:56
Over 8500 hygiene kits distributed for women in Libya by UNHCR and UNFPA

UNHCR and UNFPA, with the support of German funding, are currently distributing 8,517 dignity and hygiene kits in 16 different locations in the Libyan areas of Tripoli, Misrata, Sabha, Nafusa Mountains, Bani Walid , Janzour , Ubari and Murzaq. The kits contain hygiene and sanitary items...

Germany provides 9.8 million euros to UNICEF to support 30.000 Libya vulnerable children

  • 25 March 2018 - 13:37
Germany provides 9.8 million euros to UNICEF to support 30.000 Libya vulnerable children

 The German Government commits EUR 9.8 million to UNICEF to support at least 30,000 vulnerable children and their families in Libya with child protection, education, water and sanitation services over the next four years. This announcement represents the fourth phase of funding that Germany...