Tag Archives | National Center for Disease Control (NCDC)

Coronavirus Continues to Spread in Libya

By John Lee. On Saturday 19th September, the National Center For Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya has announced an additional 796 patients with coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total as of Saturday to 27,234 patients. (Source: WHO)

Coronavirus Continues to Spread in Libya

By John Lee. On Monday 7th September, the National Center For Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya has announced an additional 1085 patients with coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as 81 recoveries and 11 deaths. This brings the total as of Monday to 18,834 patients. (Source: WHO)

Coronavirus Continues to Grow in Libya

By John Lee. On Tuesday 1st September, the National Center For Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya has announced an additional 658 patients, as well as 217 recovery and 5 deaths. This brings the total as of today to 14624 patients, of whom 1676 recovered, and 242 died. (Source: WHO)

UN delivers COVID-19 Test Kits to Libya

The Stabilization Facility for Libya delivers COVID-19 test kits to the National Center for Disease Control As part of the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) delivered 4,320 COVID-19 test kits to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) that arrived Today to Misrata shipped by the UNDP Central Procurement […]

Multi-sectoral Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Libya

Multi-sectoral Preparedness and Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Libya The United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID) will provide UNICEF with US$2 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Libya. The multi-sectoral programme will contribute to controlling the further spread of COVID-19 by reducing human-to-human transmission and mitigating collateral […]

IOM Briefs on Support to Libyan Health and Local Authorities

IOM Director Briefs U.S. Ambassador on Support to Libyan Health and Local Authorities US Ambassador Norland participated in a virtual briefing on April 2 led by the Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for Libya, Federico Soda, who provided an update on IOM's crucial and lifesaving assistance to Libya's most vulnerable […]

Libya Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic

By John Lee. A high-level meeting was held last night between the Tripoli-based Ministries of Health and the Interior, and Libya's National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), to discuss the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Among those in attendance were Minister of Health Dr. Hamid Omar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Khaled Mazen, and Director of the […]

5,000 cases Leishmaniasis in Libya

By John Lee. The head of Libya's National Centre for Disease Control has reportedly said that at least 5,000 cases of leishmaniasis have been registered in Libya in the past six months, adding that the number of sufferers may be higher as some patients do not seek treatment. AFP quotes Ahmad al-Qarari as saying that […]