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Libya to Vaccinate all Children

By John Lee. Libya’s National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is launching a national vaccination campaign against measles, rubella and polio. The campaign is being run in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, and is scheduled to run from 8th to 15th December. The vaccination is available to all children in Libya. […]

Training on Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Cases

IOM in Libya, in collaboration with UNFPA in Libya, and with the support of the Government of Finland, recently concluded a training workshop for the second batch of health care professionals. The three-day training workshop aims to increase the capacity of health care professionals on providing comprehensive clinical management to survivors of sexual violence including […]

Libya to pay Jordanian Private Hospitals $250m

The Libyan government will reportedly pay Jordan’s Private Hospital Association (PHA) $250 million for medical services received by Libyans in Jordan. Fawzi Hammouri (pictured), President of the PHA, told the Jordan Times last year that medical bills accumulated by Libyans in the Kingdom had reached nearly $350 million after the Libyan Civil War had broken […]

China provides $6m Medical Aid to Libya

By John Lee. China is to provide up to $6 million in medical aid to Libya. According to a report from Xinhua, the agreement was signed at the headquarters of the Tripoli’s Ministry of Health, following a meeting between the Chinese Charge d’Affaires in Libya Wang Qimin and the Libyan UN-backed government’s Health Minister Omar […]

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 care or attacked while getting treatment, according to a paper published today […]

Project to support access to Primary Health Services

UK Government and WHO in partnership with the Libyan Ministry of Health launch project to support access to primary health care services in Libya Primary Health Care (PHC) is the pillar of health systems, By providing access to quality preventive and curative care, strong PHC plays a critical role in preventing epidemics; improving women’s and […]

WHO delivers Ventilators to Alaafia Hospital

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 medical services at Alaafia Hospital, which covers underserved areas in […]

Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building

Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building on Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme On 19 February 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) with financial support from the European Union started five day capacity building on HINARI Access to Research for Health Programme: Training Workshop, “Training of Trainers” for 26 participants representing 13 hospitals. […]