WHO dispatches medical team to Tawergha for treatment of leishmaniasis

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WHO dispatches medical team to Tawergha for treatment of leishmaniasis

November 08, 2018 - 14:06
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Libya has sent an emergency medical team to the city of Tawergha for treatment of leishmaniasis in the city.

"The WHO has deployed an emergency medical team comprising dermatologists, an obstetrician, a pediatrician and an internal medicine in Tawarga," the WHO clarified via Facebook, noting that the team will work to treat and control the spread of the leishmaniasis epidemic.

For its part, the UN mission said that the team dispatched by the WHO had begun treating the infected persons, noting that work is underway to rehabilitate a local team in order to take over the treating of the 200 confirmed cases in the city.

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