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Libyan health service in crisis and worsening fast says UN’s WHO

By Jamie Prentis. Tunis, 15 July 2017: Libya’s health system is in an “acute crisis” and deteriorating rapidly, with lives bring lost everyday from serious shortfalls, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) country representative has warned. Dr Syed Jaffar Hussain cited Libya’s precarious governance and security, a lack of competent healthcare professionals and a complete dearth […]Original Article

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