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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 […]

Great Concern over Newborn Deaths in Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) expresses great concern over the death of 12 newborns in the Sabah Medical Centre neonatal intensive care unit in Sabha, southern Libya. The deaths occurred as a result of a bacterial infection and lack of specialized health staff to provide medical care. “These tragic deaths occurred as a result of […]

Libya’s Health System in state of Hidden Crisis

From Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Libya’s once-efficient health system is in a state of crisis. Hospitals are closed, or else struggle to function because of a lack of experienced medical staff and shortages of essential medicines and equipment, in particular insulin and dialysis equipment. Many Libyan hospitals were previously staffed by nurses from overseas, but […]

EU Provides €6.6m for Libya

The European Commission has finalised a new assistance package for Libya worth a total of €6.6 million. This support is financed under the European Neighbourhood Instrument in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Through this support, the EU confirms its continuous support to the Libyan population in helping them to increase access to health […]