Tag Archives | Hospitals

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. […]

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: […]

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 […]

Audio: A Solar-Powered Lifeline for Libya’s Hospitals

The United Nations is installing solar panels to power hospitals in Libya. They hope it will provide a solution to the long and frequent power outages that have become a problem for the country’s healthcare system. The BBC‘s Rana Jawad spoke to Noura Hamladji, country director for the UNDP, and Dr. Anas al-Barghathi who runs […]

Solar Power Installed in Tripoli Hospital

In a first for Libya, solar power panels have been installed at the Abu Sleem Accidents and Emergency hospital in the capital Tripoli, to offer steady electricity for the hospital’s Intensive Care unit. Similar installations will be offered to three other hospitals in Tripoli: Ali Omar Askar Neuro Surgery, Tripoli Medical Centre and Cordoba Centre […]