Tag Archives | Healthcare

Libya still owes Jordan $300m in Unpaid Medical Bills

By John Lee. Private hospitals in Jordan are reportedly still owed up to $300 million for the treatment of injured Libyans during the civil war. The head of Jordan’s Private Hospital Association (PHA), Fawzi Hammouri (pictured), told The Jordan Times: “The problem is that we are dealing … with [multiple sources] in Libya, and not […]

Fleet of Ambulances Transferred to Sirte

Ambulances transferred to Sirte aim to improve access to critical healthcare services The President of the Presidential Council of Libya HE Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with Ms Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator (UNSMIL) for Libya, in Tripoli, who handed over titles for ten ambulances for Sirte. […]

EU to Enhance Support to Libya on Health, Education

The European Union and the Libyan government agreed concrete steps to enhance cooperation on two priority sectors for the Libyan people, health and higher education, at a Libya-EU Interministerial Meeting on 5-6 April in Tunis. The meeting, co-chaired by EU Head of Delegation to Libya Bettina Muscheidt and Director for International Cooperation at the Libyan […]

New Tenders from National Oil Corporation

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new career opportunities in Libya: Health care provision (Insurance) and Comprehensive Health Services, Mabruk Oil Operations Workover Rig for Abu-Attifel Field and Rimal Fields, Mellitah Oil & Gas Company (Oil Division) Water pumps used in firefighting systems, Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC) (Source: UN)

Kikla receives Additional Assistance

The Ministry of Planning of the Government of National Accord (GNA) handed over two ambulances, two generators and 60 computers to the municipality in Kikla, part of a relief package to improve basic services there. Kikla, a small city in western part of Libya, numbers about 10,000 people. “Residents have already started to return to […]

Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. New career opportunites in Libya: Registered Nurse, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Midwife, International Rescue Committee (IRC) (Source: UN)

Advanced Training of Trainers on Safe Delivery

“Since last year, field reports have indicated a deterioration of the health system in Libya, affecting mainly the Mother and Newborn health services. This deterioration is due to several issues, namely the dwindling number of health workers and particularly midwives in Libya. “This exhorted UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, in Libya to multiply its efforts […]

Developing Local Healthcare Services in Libya

Portuguese city leads ARLEM-backed effort to develop local health-care services in Libya The Portuguese city of Vila Real de Santo António organised a set of workshops, debates and study visits on health care services on 1-3 September for 12 Libyan experts and politicians in response to a call for support that Libyan mayors channelled through […]