The Government of National Unity’s Ministry of Health said today that the country is in a state of health emergency and warned of specific measures to penalize anyone who aids in the spread of the virus.
Dr Ali Al-Zanati, Minister of Health in the Government of National Unity, affirmed that the country’s epidemiological status is comforting and that, in comparison to neighbouring nations, Libya is regarded a safe zone.
Due to prevalence of Indian variant, Libya closes borders with Tunisia for a week from midnight yesterday – universities closed until after Eid
Due to the prevalence of the Indian/Delta Coronavirus variant in Tunisia and ‘‘the announcement by the Tunisian Ministry of Health of the collapse of the health system’’ in Tunisia, the Libyan government announced yesterday that it is closing its borders with its neighbour for a week starting from midnight last …
Two members’ positive COVID-19 results delayed convening the third meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) in Geneva on Wednesday, media outlets reported, citing LPDF members on the scene.
The head of the Libyan Audit Bureau Khaled Shakshak met yesterday with several stakeholders at his office to review the results of the trial launch of the pilot system for inspecting local and overseas state medical bills. The system covers both civilian patients and patients wounded in fighting.
The General Syndicate of Libyan Doctors said its partial strike will be escalated to a total strike across all health facilities in Libya from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm from June 13 to June 20 – a full week – except for emergency and ambulance sections that receive several emergency …
While COVID-19 was the leading cause of increased anxiety, vulnerability, and psychological stress in 2020 globally, the latest World Health Organization (WHO) report on Libya notes that mental health services in Libya are essentially non-existent.
Lack of funds, power and fuel cuts, security threats, medicine shortages and closures beset Libyan health sector: WHO Libya 2020 report
More than half of Libya’s health care facilities that were functioning in 2019 were forced to close in 2020, the WHO 2020 Libya report published today said.
Libya’s Drug Control Centre approves Sputnik V and AstraZeneca anti-Coronavirus vaccines suitable for human consumption
Libya’s Food and Drug Control Centre today announced that it has approved the Sputnik V and AstraZeneca anti-Coronavirus vaccines as suitable for human consumption.
Libyan Prime Minister, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, tweeted within the last hour that the first batch of anti-coronavirus vaccines has arrived in Tripoli. The Libyan Health Ministry has reported that the batch consists of 101,252 doses.