WHO distributes medical aid to 10 hospitals across Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TOBRUK – The World Health Organization (WHO) stated on Sunday that it sent ten vehicles loaded with medical aid to ten hospitals in different cities across Libya yesterday.

According to WHO, public hospitals in Tobruk, Derna, Benghazi, Jabal al Akhdar, Al Bayda, Sirte, Sabha, Murzuq, Ghat and Ubari received a total of 130 sets of medical emergency kits.

WHO stated that the medical cargo is support by European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO).

“The funding of the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) has enabled us to upgrade the capacity of major hospitals in war-torn areas to respond to major crises and strengthen their preparedness,” said Syed Jaffar, WHO representative in Libya.

“The ten hospitals are still in place, and they’re the ones which deal with large numbers of Libyans and migrants affected by the conflict or suffering from diseases.” He added.


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