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2017 year in review

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This photo story presents the highlights of the Libya's major achievements in 2017.

WHO's response to humanitarian needs in Brak Alshaati, Libya 31 May 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 28 May 2017, 5 emergency trauma kits to treat 500 moderate and serious injuries to Brak Alshaati (Alzwaya Centre and Bergen Hospital). Read more
WHO delivers medical supplies to Sabha Medical Centre 8 August 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 8 August 2017 10 International Emergency Health Kits (IEHK) which are standardized kit of essential medicines, supplies and equipment to Sabha Medical Centre. Read more
WHO responds to urgent humanitarian health needs in Ghat, Libya August 2017 – A social media campaign was initiated by civil society after several mothers died due to lack of medical staff to serve people in Ghat. Raising the Hashtag #SaveMothersInGhat on Twitter and Facebook the community called for help to improve the poor health conditions of Libyan women who have been delivering their babies in unsafe and unhealthy conditions, unattended by doctors or trained health workers. Read more
Libya conducts round of national immunization days for polio, measles, rubella and mumps 25 October 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya continues its efforts to support Libya in attaining national, regional and global goals related to disease eradication and elimination. WHO, in coordination with UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration, supported the Libyan National Center for Disease Control affiliated to the Ministry of Health that conducted a fourth round of national immunization days for polio, measles, rubella and mumps. Read more
World Health Organization delivers dialysis supplies to Ministry of Health of Libya 25 October 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered 20 000 dialysis units to the Ministry of Health of Libya on 25 October 2017. The dialysis units have been procured from Belgium with financial resources provided by the Ministry of Health of Libya and a 300 000 EURO contribution from WHO to cover the shipment and freight cost. Read more
Training workshop to enhance capacities of medical waste management in Libya 10 November 2017 –The EU-funded WHO project “Strengthening Health Information System and Medical Supply Chain Management (SHAMS)” has engaged with the WHO Regional Centre for Environmental Health Action (CEHA), a centre of excellence for environmental health, in a training workshop to enhance the capacities of Libyan health workers in waste management. Read more
Workshop for essentials of supply chain management 23 November, 2017, Tripoli – As part of the European Union-funded WHO project “Strengthening the health information system and medical supply chain management” a capacity-building workshop on the essentials of supply chain management was conducted in Libya between 19 and 23 November 2017 at the National Centre for Disease Control in Tripoli. Read more
WHO conducts workshop on strengthening health information systems for patients living with HIV/AIDS in Libya 12 December 2017, Tunis – The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control in Libya, conducted a two-day planning workshop on strengthening health information systems for patients living with HIV/AIDS on 8–9 December 2017. The workshop was held in the WHO Libya Office located in Tunis. Read more
Libya concludes a month of activities to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 14 December 2017, Tripoli – The Libyan Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control and the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya, celebrated the conclusion of a series of activities held to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week on 14 December. Read more
France supports health facilities with life-saving medicine in south of Libya 17 December 2017 – The Government of France and the World Health Organization have recently mutually signed a donation accord for a WHO project to address the immediate needs of extremely vulnerable people in south of Libya. The goal of the project is to save lives of under-served population by providing live-saving medicine to health facilities in Sabha, Ubari and Al Kufra of Libya. Read more
WHO delivers urgent medical supplies to the International Rescue Committee 10 December 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 8 August 2017 to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) 4 basic units of International Emergency Health kits (IEHK) and one supplementary IEHK which are standardized kits of essential medicines, supplies and equipment. These kits will meet the basic health needs of 14 000 people for approximately 3 months. In addition, one trauma kit was also be provided to the IRC which can treat more than 1000 moderate and serious injuries. Read more 

WHO's response to humanitarian needs in Brak Alshaati, Libya

31 May 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 28 May 2017, 5 emergency trauma kits to treat 500 moderate and serious injuries to Brak Alshaati (Alzwaya Centre and Bergen Hospital).

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