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WHO provides Medical Supplies to Zintan Hospital

Thirty thousands (30,000) people in Zintan will benefit from the medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). In the context of ongoing response to the health needs in Libya, WHO has provided on 3rd January, thirty (30) Basic and three (3) […]

ECHO-funded Medical Supplies to Benghazi Hospital

Sixty thousand (60,000) people in Benghazi will benefit from medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). In the context of its ongoing response to the health situation in Libya, WHO, has provided on 21 December, 60 Basic Interagency Emergency Health Kits […]

WHO delivers a Medical Equipment to South of Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya recently delivered two mechanical ventilation units with all the accessories to Tragen Hospital in the South of Libya, which is among the most vulnerable and underserved areas in Libya. These mechanical ventilation units are used to save lives by assisting or replacing spontaneous breathing in Intensive […]

Solar Energy is Saving Lives in Libya’s Hospitals

By John Lee. Nine hospitals in Libya have solar panels, giving half a million people access to uninterrupted health services, according to a report from Thomson Reuters Foundation. They have been helped by a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) programme installing solar panels in hospitals to provide uninterrupted power to critical rooms. The report adds: […]

South Korea gives $1.5m for Stabilization in Libya

South Korea entrusts 1.5 million US$ to UNDP to pursue resilience, stabilization in Libya His excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Kim Young-Chae, and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, Ms. Maria do Valle Ribeiro, signed […]

WHO delivers Trauma Kits to Derna

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 1st November 2017 to Derna three (3) Trauma Kits which can treat more than 300 moderate and serious injuries. This kits were procured with financial assistance from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). The WHO would like to thanks the Libyan Red […]

Basic Services are Key to Stabilizing Libya

By Noura Hamladj, UNDP Libya Country Director. Originally published here. The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that was keeping them alive. After losing two patients, hospital staff phoned UNDP in despair. The answer was convincing: solar […]