Medical supplies sent to Derna not nearly enough, says head of local hospital

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Medical supplies sent to Derna not nearly enough, says head of local hospital

October 28, 2017 - 14:40
Written by: HousamNajjair

Photo: Derna branch of the Libyan Red Crescent

The information office of the Derna branch of the Libyan Red Crescent Society, confirmed the arrival of medical aid to the city's medical supply stores from the Ministry of Health of the Interim Government of Abdullah Thini.

The shipment included vaccinations and supplies for the national vaccination campaign against polio and measles, dialysis medication and supplies for medical surgeries.

The director of Derna General Hospital stated that the materials that arrived does not cover the current shortfall of medicines and medical supplies as a direct result of the city being besieged, causing a difficult situation in the city.