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Workshop on Analyzing Disrupted Health Systems

The UN has launched an intensive workshop aiming to build capacity of analyzing disrupted health systems. The workshop is part of the EU funded SHAMS project workplan that is technically led by WHO Country Office in Libya. This capacity building activity will take place during the period of 21-25 August, and is held in Carthage […]

New Horizons for Libya’s Health Sector

Six years of armed conflict and political instability have affected almost every part of Libya, claiming thousands of lives and leaving thousands more injured. Beyond the immediate casualties, the ongoing insecurity and violence has disrupted access to public utilities and services, with a dramatic impact on public health facilities. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 2017 […]

Bolstering Health System in Guwarsha, Education in Garyounis

In early July, the Jeel Al-Wa’ad High School principal, Mustafa Ali, received full of hope a contractor’s team, which will be in charge of the rehabilitation of the school in Garyounis. “Educational institutes are a big priority for renovation,” said Mr. Ali. “We have to make sure that our youth receive an education despite the […]

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 […]