WHO sends urgent medical supplies to Libya's Sabha

WHO sends urgent medical supplies to Libya's Sabha

September 12, 2017 - 22:53
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The office of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Libya has sent urgent medical supplies to Sabha in southern Libya, according to the UNSMIL.

The UNSMIL said on Monday that the assistance, which was given to Sabha Medical Center, included ten International Emergency Health kits (IEHK) which are standardized kit of essential medicines, supplies and equipment.

The UNSMIL also added that every kit is designed to meet the basic health needs of 10,000 people for approximately 3 months. In addition, ten (10) Trauma kits were also provided to the Center which can treat more than 1000 moderate and serious injuries.

WHO hailed the financial assistance from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), thanking it for continued commitment to support the humanitarian health needs in Libya.

Meanwhile, WHO provided last December medical assistance for the Sabha Medical Center, including solar power panels and power generators, besides quick service works at the medical centers and for litter trucks in the city.