WHO sends life-saving medical supplies across Libya

\WHO_Libya_supply_boxesA WHO Libya staff member checks boxes of supplies used to treat injured people. WHO regularly ships medical supplies to all areas of Libya

Tripoli, 9 September 2019—WHO is delivering urgently needed medicines and medical supplies to more than 40 primary health care centres and referral hospitals across Libya. The supplies, which are enough to treat 220 000 patients for 3 months, include antibiotics, medicines for noncommunicable diseases, such as hypertension, and surgical instruments. Also included are medicines to treat respiratory infections and skin diseases, such as leishmaniasis and scabies, that have been reported in Libya in recent months.

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