Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

WHO deplores attack on Al-Jala Hospital in Benghazi

  • 27 December 2018 - 16:10
WHO deplores attack on Al-Jala Hospital in Benghazi

The World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemned the armed attack occurred on the 25th December in Al Jala Hospital in Benghazi, Libya, which caused panic to the patients, health workers, and damage to the infrastructure of the hospital. "Al Jala Trauma hospital is working under extreme...

Libya to launch vaccination campaign for over 2.7million children

  • 6 December 2018 - 12:02
Libya to launch vaccination campaign for over 2.7million children

Libya is set to launch a campaign overseen by the World Health Organisation to vaccinate more than 2.7 million children after months of shortages, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The "national immunisation campaign", organised with the United Nations children fund Unicef, is expected...

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...

UK, WHO launch two-year project to enhance Libya healthcare sector

  • 14 March 2018 - 16:58
UK, WHO launch two-year project to enhance Libya healthcare sector

  The Libyan Ministry of Health in cooperation with the UK and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched on Tuesday a two-year project to develop healthcare centers in Libya. The project was launched during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Ministry of Health in the Libyan capital...

WHO provides two mechanical ventilators to Houn town, central Libya

  • 7 March 2018 - 10:58
WHO provides two mechanical ventilators to Houn town, central Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Libya delivered two Mechanical ventilators with all their accessories to the Alaafia Hospital in Houn city, one was delivered in December 2017 and the other one last week. These neonatal ventilators will support the Gynecology and Obstetrics...

WHO condemns Benghazi bombings, vows health support for the injured

  • 27 January 2018 - 15:40
WHO condemns Benghazi bombings, vows health support for the injured

World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemned the double car bombing in Al-Salmani district in Benghazi on 23 January 2018 which killed and injured scores of civilians. WHO extended in a statement on Friday its condolences to the victims' families and renewed its humanitarian commitment to...

WHO conducts workshop to Strengthening Health Information System for Patients living with HIV/AIDS in Libya

  • 13 December 2017 - 16:01
WHO conducts workshop to Strengthening Health Information System for Patients living with HIV/AIDS in Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya carried out a two-day planning workshop on “Strengthening Health Information System for Patients living with HIV/AIDS”. The core purpose of the workshop were to evaluate the...