Prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among emergency physicians in Libya after civil war: a cross-sectional study - Elhadi M, Khaled A, Malek AB, El-Azhari AEA, Gwea AZ, Zaid A, Elturki SM, Aburgegah A, Abu Ageila MAK, Alhadi A, Albashkar HA, Alshareef AM, Ben Nama AB, Sahboun NAM, Ahmed H.
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to identify the prevalence of depression and anxiety among physicians working in the emergency departments of nine tertiary care centres in Libya. DESIGN: This was a cross-sectional study. SETTING: Nine main tertiary centres in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Management of orthopaedic injuries in Libyan civil war: experiences of a distant hospital - Bi çen, Akdemir M, Ekin A.
In this study, we aimed to evaluate the musculoskeletal injury types, infections, and treatments of the patients injured in Libyan civil war. METHODS: A total of 291 patients (288 male, 3 female) treated in our clinic, between Novembe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What happened around the world on July 1
The UN Security Council demanded an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in key conflicts, including Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and Congo on Wednesday to tackle COVID-19 in its first resolution on the new coronavirus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Reading terror attack: first victim named as James Furlong – as it happened
Boris Johnson ‘appalled and sickened’ by stabbings; police say 41 witnesses have come forward after three killed and three seriously injuredFirst victim named as James FurlongFull story: Libyan held over attack ‘known to security services’What we know so farReading residents react to terror attack6.53pmBSTWe ’ll be wrapping this blog up in a minute, but I’ll include any UK coronavirus updates in the global blog, so please dofollow along here if you ’re interested.In the meantime, here ’s a round up of today’s events.6.01pmBSTCo-headteachers of The Holt School, Anne Kenn...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amy Walker and Clea Skopeliti Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Reading terror attack UK news Science World news Infectious diseases Source Type: news

New Report: 1,200+ Incidents of Violence Against Health Care in 2019
This article was originally published by theSafeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Global health security Health Workers Source Type: news

Libya: 'Alarming' Military Build-Up Under Way As COVID-19 Heightens Insecurity
[UN News] The civil war in Libya is in danger of intensifying as foreign intervention grows and the spectre of the COVID-19 pandemic adds to a deepening sense of insecurity, the head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) told the Security Council on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

7 UN agencies urge Libya cease-fire to contain coronavius
Seven U.N. agencies are calling for a cease-fire in Libya to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Libya: Locked Down in Libya - One Refugee's Reflections On Conflict and COVID-19
[The New Humanitarian] Tripoli -'For migrants and refugees like me, the virus hasn't changed that much.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: European States Urge 'Humanitarian Truce'
[DW] The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy have called for peace amid the ongoing conflict in Libya. A recent spike in violence and an influx of foreign arms has raised concerns over regional instability. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Intensifying shelling and COVID-19 pandemic creates ‘perfect storm’ in Libya
In Libya, ongoing heavy fighting has raised concerns yet further, about the likely devastating impact of the new coronavirus on people there, particularly those repeatedly forced to flee violence. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lockdowns in France and U.K. Expected to Last Into Next Month
President Vladimir V. Putin said Russia ’s outbreak was bad and getting worse. In war-torn Libya, residents faced a dire choice: stay home or flee missiles. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Great Britain Israel Turkey Johnson, Boris Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Coronavirus Lockdowns in France and Britain Expected to Last Into May: Live Coverage
President Vladimir V. Putin said Russia ’s outbreak was bad and getting worse. In war-torn Libya, residents faced a dire choice: stay home or flee missiles. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Great Britain Israel Turkey Johnson, Boris Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Libyans suffer water and gas shortages as they confront Covid-19 
Worsening conditions in the capital increase threat posed by the virus (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Hope for a Compassionate Future
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Apr 9 2020 (IPS) The Coronavirus, COVID-19, makes its deadly round across the world. People fall sick and die, communities and entire nations end up in its deadly grip and try to cope with it. Everything is changing, and changing fast and we all have to deal with it together, even if many of us are being physically apart. Humans are social beings. Our mental and physical capacities are created around that fact and crave for support and compassion. Some of us benefit from social security, relative wealth, access to health care and a home of our own, others lack all of this. COVID-19 brings a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Course of coronavirus pandemic across Libya, depends on silencing the guns
Fighting must stop immediately in Libya if it is to have any chance of staving off the COVID-19 outbreak, the top United Nations official in the North African country said on Tuesday as he condemned an attack on a major Tripoli hospital.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This Doctor ’s App Is Helping Libya Triage Its Coronavirus Patients
Libyan doctor turned tech CEO Mohamed Aburawi helped developed a telehealth platform so that doctors who had left their countries could treat patients back home – now it’s being used to help triage cases in Libya’s fight against COVID-19. #globalsouthscience (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Wight, Contributor Source Type: news

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Quo Vadis Homo Sapiens?
United Nations handing over 250,000 medical masks to Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe By Dr PL de SilvaNEW YORK, Mar 31 2020 (IPS) The writing is on the wall for all to see from far and wide – there is nowhere to hide from this invisible enemy, a new coronavirus, maybe with the exception of self-isolation, quarantined at home and even then, we are not 100% safe. An event of planetary magnitude is currently being visited upon homo sapiens (the so-called ‘wise man’ in Latin) – the primate species that includes you and me and every single other human being inhabi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr PL de Silva Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic in Locations with a Humanitarian Response
Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Published: 3/30/2020. This map shows the number of confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in locations with Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) or other types of response plans. The countries include Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Сentral African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Yemen. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More coronavirus cases in Libya as fighting rages
Artillery blasts shook Libya's capital Tripoli on Sunday as fighting raged even as the nation confirmed five more cases of the coronavirus for a total of eight. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - Rezaeian M, Khan MM.
The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) consists of 22 countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

COVID-19 in the Time of Insecurity
HRH Prince El Hassan bin TalalBy HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of JordanAMMAN, Jordan, Mar 26 2020 (IPS) Humankind has outlived multiple pandemics in the course of world history. The kingdoms and states of Central and Western Europe abolished the institution of serfdom once it had become clear that medieval rule in the aftermath of devastating pestilence would founder without ending the dependency and servitude that characterized the Dark Ages. The vulnerability of entire nations to the risk of total collapse in the absence of widespread access to the most basic healthcare in the Spanish Flu spurr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal Tags: Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

US heart surgeon treats children lacking care in Libya's war
Yazan, now a year old, was born with congenital heart disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Episodes of violence suffered by migrants transiting through Libya: a cross-sectional study in "M édecins du Monde's" reception and healthcare centre in Seine-Saint-Denis, France - Reques L, Aranda-Fernandez E, Rolland C, Grippon A, Fallet N, Reboul C, Godard N, Luhmann N.
The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Statistical overview of factors influencing traffic accidents severity on El-Brega Coastal Freeway in Libya - Omar Mohamed B, Yusoff NI, Mubaraki M, Rosyidi SA.
BACKGROUND: Globally, Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) are one of the significant causes of fatality and injury. In Libya, RTAs have resulted in disabilities and were the third leading cause of death. However, there is a lack of information on RTAs and roa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tunisia: President Saied Appreciates Qatar's Readiness to Contribute to Fund Kairouan Medical City Project
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Kais Saied and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on Monday, stressed the identical views of both sides on many internal, bilateral, Arab and regional issues, foremost of which is the Libyan issue and the Palestinian issue. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Surgeon who harmed Scots is now working in Libya
A top surgeon who harmed patients for years and can no longer work in the UK is operating again. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ancient fish dinners chart Sahara ’s shift from savannah to desert
Bones of fish eaten by humans thousands of years ago offer clue to region ’s ancient climateThe Sahara ’s shift from savannah with abundant lakes to a largely arid expanse has been traced in the remains of fish eaten thousands of years ago.Researchers analysing material found in a rock shelter in the Acacus mountains in south-west Libya say they have found more than 17,500 animal remains dating from between 10,200 and 4,650 years ago, 80% of which are fish. About two-thirds of the fish werecatfish and the rest were tilapia. The team say telltale marks on the bones reveal the fish were eaten by humans who used t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Deserts Desertification Environment Libya Archaeology World news Science Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Libya: Mediterranean Escape Route for Migrants and Refugees Trapped in Libya
[MSF] Escalating conflict and insecurity in Libya are leading thousands of people to flee, taking their chances on unseaworthy boats across the Mediterranean. On 20 December 2019, Ocean Viking rescued 112 people from a rubber boat 32 nautical miles off the Libyan coast, 21 of whom had survived a deadly airstrike on Tajoura detention centre five months earlier. Their stories, told to MSF, highlight the plight of migrants and refugees in Libya: left in limbo, caught in the crossfire of a country at war and trapped (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Unhappy revolutionaries
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Researchers from HSE University have shown that the 2010 happiness level of citizens from Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and other Arab countries could provide a much more accurate forecast of the Arab Spring events than purely economic indices, such as GDP per capita and unemployment rate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Niger: Niger At the Crossroads of Migration
[MSF] War. Civil unrest. Persecution. Extreme poverty. Seasonal trade. Human beings can be driven out of their homes for multiple reasons, but they usually have a common objective: to find a safe and dignified future. Thousands of people on their journey to find safety transit through the region of Agadez, in central Niger, along the way: directly from their places of origin, expelled from Algeria, returning from Libya or moving internally within Niger. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Friday ’s Daily Brief: DRC Ebola concerns, Yemen peace hopes, more migrant boats leave Libya
A recap of Friday’s stories in brief: WHO raises fresh Ebola concerns, UN envoy raises hopes of Yemen political settlement, WFP makes urgent Venezuela appeal, hundreds of migrants discovered in boats off Libya coast. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with traumatic dental injuries among schoolchildren in war-torn Libya - Arheiam AA, Elareibi I, Elatrash A, Baker SR.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: No previous epidemiological study has investigated the prevalence and associated factors of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) among Libyan children. Such information is required for the planning and evaluation of health services. The aim of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Researchers Discover What Became of a Lost Continent, Now Hidden Under the Adriatic Sea
Researchers with Utrecht University in the Netherlands have uncovered what became of a lost continent that broke off from Africa and wedged itself under Europe, creating mountain ranges that span across 30 different countries from Spain to Iran. “What we have studied is the very complex history of the geology of the Mediterranean region,” Utrecht professor Douwe van Hinsbergen, the lead researcher on the project, tells TIME. Researchers had already known for decades that a continent created the mountain ranges of Europe and the Middle East. “What that continent might have looked like, however, was until n...
Source: TIME: Science - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized adriatic sea europe geology onetime Science Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection 
This Tuesday, we cover:  new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection
This Tuesday, we cover:  new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wednesday ’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down
Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations  for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s first woman chief urges Governments to “overcome their differences”.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Libya: Europe Must Act Now to End Preventable Deaths in Libya and At Sea
[MSF] An estimated 150 people drowned whilst fleeing Libya. It brings this year's toll in the Central Mediterranean Sea to at least 576 people. This entirely avoidable loss of life highlights the desperate lack of search and rescue capacity, and the terrible plight of those fleeing Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Mediterranean Migration - Europe Must Act Now to End Preventable Deaths in Libya and At Sea
[MSF] An estimated 150 people drowned whilst fleeing Libya. It brings this year's toll in the Central Mediterranean Sea to at least 576 people. This entirely avoidable loss of life highlights the desperate lack of search and rescue capacity, and the terrible plight of those fleeing Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Doctors Pay Heaviest Price in Tripoli Bloodbath
[CAJ News] Tripoli -AT LEAST 111 people have been killed since April when rival forces resumed the battle to control the Libyan capital, Tripoli. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Behavioral risk factor clusters among university students at nine universities in Libya - Ansari WE, Khalil KA, Ssewanyana D, Stock C.
This study identifies and describes the clustering of 5 behavioral risk factors (BRFs) among university students. We also investigated whether cluster membership is associated with the students' self-rated academic performance and self... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Libya: Lybia Shipwreck - There Are No Words to Describe Their Suffering
[MSF] "We received a call yesterday in the morning that there were people disembarked at the military base in Khoms. We arrived at around 10.30 am. Our team was made up of one doctor, two nurses and a driver. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Interview On Plight of People On the Move in Agadez, Niger
[MSF] Niger has been on Africa's migration route for centuries, and particularly the Agadez region. In recent years, travellers heading north have been joined by thousands of people moving south, either expelled from Algeria or returning from Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Libyan Disaster: Little Bits of History Repeating
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jul 9 2019 (IPS) The Libyan catastrophe and the suffering of ”illegal” migrants are generally depicted as fairly recent events, though they are actually the results of a long history of greed, contempt for others and fatal shortsightedness. Like former Yugoslavia, Libya was created from a mosaic of tribal entities, subdued by colonial powers and then ruled by an iron-fisted dictator. Now, Libya is a quagmire where local and international stakeholders battle to control its natural resources. The country holds the largest oil reserves in Africa, oil and gas account for 60 percent o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Natural Resources TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Libya: Refugees in Detention Centres Need to Be Evacuated Urgently - MSF
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Doctors Without Borders (MSF) believes that the deadly attack on the Tajoura detention centre "could easily have been avoided". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Migrants Succumb to TB in Libya Jails
[CAJ News] Tripoli -AT least 22 migrants and refugees have died of tuberculosis (TB) in Libya's dreaded detention centres. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Migrants and Refugees With TB 'Left to Die' in Detention Centres
[UN News] Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left "effectively to die" in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have been disappeared or sold to traffickers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - June 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Impunity Remains: Attacks on Health Care in 23 Countries in Conflict
 Washington – There were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the Coalition reported 701 such instances. The Coalition’s sixth annual report documents attacks on vaccination workers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, midwives, community volunteers, drivers and guards, in violation of international norms and i...
Source: Doctors of the World News - May 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures
Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft that was used as an Australia and Asia tour plane by the Rolling Stones in 1973 and a year later was transporting cattle to Libya.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Mark Brown Arts correspondent Tags: Museums Engineering Science Technology Heritage Culture UK news Source Type: news