North Africa: M édenine - Ras Jedir Border Crossing Reopens
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Ras Jedir border crossing, M édenine, re-opened Friday after a two-month shutdown over the COVID-19 epidemiological situation in Tunisia and Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisian and Libyan Authorities Approve Health Protocol, Ahead of Border Re-Opening
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Libyan side has accepted and signed the health protocol to be adopted at border crossings, pending the completion of the effective procedures to reopen the crossings, said Libyan Minister of Health Ali Zanati. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The prevalence of drug use and illicit trafficking: A descriptive cross sectional study of irregular migrant returnees in Nigeria - Molobe ID, Odukoya OO.
The study assessed the prevalence of drug use and drug trafficking among Nigerian returned migrants from Libyan detention centers in the transit or destination along the Mediterranean irregular migration route. This is a descriptive cross sectional study. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Statement on COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
2 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt –  As of 31 July, WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported almost 12.6 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 236 000 deaths. Many countries are reporting a substantial increase in the number of cases and deaths over the past month, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Somalia. An average of 363 000 new cases and 4300 deaths have been reported across the Region on a weekly basis over the last 4 weeks, marking a 67% and 24% increase in the number of cases and deaths, respectively, compared to the previous month.&nb...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 2, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Delta variant sparks current COVID-19 surge in the Eastern Mediterranean Region amid low ...
Cairo, 29 July 2021 – The circulation of the Delta variant is fuelling the surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in an increasing number of countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region. It is now being reported in 15 out of the 22 countries of the Region. The Delta variant is becoming the dominant strain of the virus in several of these countries, with infections mostly being reported among people who have yet to be vaccinated. It is more transmissible than the original virus and other detected variants of concern. The Region has also reported a substantial increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and dea...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 29, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Who eats the invaders?
(University of Malta) A landmark scientific study involving marine biologists from Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Libya, Italy, Tunisia, the UK, the US and even Malta, documenting instances where native Mediterranean species have preyed upon two highly invasive marine fish - the Pacific red lionfish and the silver-cheeked toadfish - has just been published. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

COVID-19 situation critical in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
13 July 2021 – After a decline in COVID-19 cases and deaths across WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region for 8 consecutive weeks, several countries are seeing a significant increase in new cases and deaths.  Significant increases in COVID-19 cases have been reported from Libya, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, and Tunisia. Lebanon and Morocco have also started to see a rise in cases, with an exponential increase expected in these 2 countries in the coming weeks. “We are reaching a critical point for COVID-19 in our Region,” said Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Med...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 13, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

UNISON urges the government to restore aid budget
UNISON is urging the UK government to restore its aid commitment, as the Westminster parliament prepares to vote on whether it should continue with its plan to cut the aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% percent of the UK’s income. General secretary Christina McAnea said: “The last 18 months have once again demonstrated the essential role of quality public services in saving lives, protecting against COVID-19 and future pandemics and tackling inequality. “If this government is serious about addressing the global pandemic they should show some leadership and invest more, not less, in essential public se...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 13, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News international Source Type: news

Covid live news: UK reports 31,772 daily infections and 26 new deaths; new restrictions in Libya after record cases
This blog is now closed. Catch up withall our coverage of the pandemic here.11.53pmBSTThis blog is closing now. We ’ll be back in a few hours with more rolling coverage of the pandemic from all around the world.In the meantime you can catch up withall our coverage of the pandemic here.11.25pmBSTHere are the key developments from the last few hours:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Miranda Bryant (now) and Alexandra Topping (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Politics UK news Source Type: news

Libya: Tunisair Suspends Libya Flights
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- National carrier Tunisair announced Thursday the suspension of all its flights from and to Libya until further notice (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Better be prepared: the spectrum of neuropsychiatric impairment among Libyan war victims transferred to Germany for trauma rehabilitation - Dootz F, von Stackelberg OM, Abaya J, Jacobi C, Mohs C, Craemer EM, Rangger C, Meyding-Lamad é U, Lamadé EK.
BACKGROUND: The current Libyan civil war has originated many  casualties, imposing medical challenges. War injuries are complex, requiring specialized knowledge and interdisciplinary assessment for adequate patient and intercultural management. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The impact of armed conflict on the epidemiological situation of COVID-19 in Libya, Syria and Yemen - Daw MA.
BACKGROUND: Since the Arab uprising in 2011, Libya, Syria and Yemen have gone through major internal armed conflicts. This resulted in large numbers of deaths, injuries, and population displacements, with collapse of the healthcare systems. Furthermore, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Libya: MSF Suspends Work in Libyan Detention Centers in Protest Over Violence
[RFI] Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced it would suspend its medical care at two Libyan detention centres due to the unacceptable level of violence, and will not return until conditions improve, according to a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

UN report: Killer AI drones with no remote pilot hunted down humans
(Natural News) A United Nations (UN) report revealed that unmanned combat aerial vehicles and lethal autonomous weapons systems bombarded rebels in Libya last year. The drones, which can be operated manually, were self-guided during the encounter – using onboard cameras and machine learning to find and target enemies. According to the March report from the UN Security... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Respite: Annual Report Documents Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our health care workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization ...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

No Respite: Violence Against Health Care in Conflict
This report is a clear indictment that the global effort to protect our healthcare workers on the front lines of care in conflict zones is falling far short, " International Council of Nurses CEO Howard Catton says.  " The violation of health worker rights is both a health and humanitarian crisis. Our nurses, whether in conflict areas or on the global COVID-19 frontline are particularly at risk of violence. International humanitarian law must not only be respected but applied on the ground to protect nurses and other health workers at the heart of our health systems. The World Health Organization h...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Health Workers Source Type: news

A rogue killer drone 'hunted down' a human target without being instructed to, UN report says
The KARGU-2, a deadly attack drone, autonomously attacked a human during a conflict in Libya, according to a UN report seen by the New Scientist. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Flights to Libya's Mitiga to Resume, May 17 (Tunisair)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- National carrier Tunisair announced the resumption on May 17 of its flights from and to Libya's Mitiga, with its TU403 flight re-scheduled for 2:05 pm instead of 12:10 pm and its return flight TU404 due 5:10 pm instead of 4:10 pm, a press release reads. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: MSF Returns to Saving Lives At Sea in Central Mediterranean
[MSF] M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announces today the relaunch of its search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean Sea to save the lives of refugees and migrants attempting the deadly sea crossing from Libya. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Austerity Alert: Looming Budget Cuts in 2021-25 and Alternatives
Map of countries with projected austerity cuts in 2021-2022, in terms of GDP, based on IMF fiscal projections. Credit: I. Ortiz and M. Cummins, 2021By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsNEW YORK and NAIROBI, Apr 15 2021 (IPS) Last week Ministers of Finance met virtually at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss policies to tackle the pandemic and socio-economic recovery. But a global study just published by the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, international trade unions and civil society organizations, sounds an alert of an emerging austerity shock: Mo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Aid Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Egypt: Upon Sisi's Directives, Egypt Sends Medical Aid to Libya
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has ordered providing all kinds of support to the Libya brethren. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

57,600 COVID-19 vaccine doses received today in Tripoli
Tripoli, Libya, 08 April 2021 – Today, the first shipment of COVAX procured COVID-19 vaccine containing 57,600 doses, arrived at Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli. This first batch of vaccines has been earmarked for priority groups in Libya including Health workers in isolation and filtration centers, people above 75 years of age, people with chronic diseases, other health workers in the different Health facilities (other than isolation and filtration centers). The vaccines will be distributed to vaccination centres throughout the country, based on a distribution plan designed in coordination with the national...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 8, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Libya violated rights of ‘targeted’ woman activist, says anti-discrimination committee
The failure of Libya to investigate the unlawful arrest and torture of a women’s rights activist is a clear rights violation, the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), said on Wednesday. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vaccines now an effective weapon against COVID-19 in all countries of the Eastern Mediterranean ...
7 April 2021, Cairo, Egypt – With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to Libya on 5 April 2020, all 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region have now received vaccines to help in the fight against the pandemic. As early as December 2020, some countries began procuring vaccines directly from the manufacturers and launched vaccination campaigns at the start of the year. Additionally, 13 countries received vaccines via the COVAX Facility, with the first shipment landing in Sudan on 3 March 2021 and the latest shipments arriving in Islamic Republic of Iran on 5 April. “The rapid distribution and rollout of CO...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 7, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Urban transportation in Libya: an overview - Elmansouri O, Almhroog A, Badi I.
Urbanization and industrialization are becoming increasingly important in developing nations, requiring infrastructure to support and facilitate progress and development. Moreover, growing population prompts growing infrastructure to meet ever-changing dem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Another Covid-19 Threat: Health Care Workers Under Attack
A healthcare worker at a testing facility collects samples for the coronavirus at Mimar Sinan State Hospital, Buyukcekmece district in Istanbul, Turkey. Credit: UNDP Turkey/Levent KuluBy Joe Amon and Christina WillePHILADELPHIA, US, Mar 3 2021 (IPS) In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a certain hour of the evening, people in cities around the world opened their windows or stood on their rooftops and banged pots and rang bells. As the coronavirus spread and the number of deaths mounted, it was a moment for people distancing themselves from others to show solidarity and appreciation for the heroic work of health...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joe Amon and Christina Wille Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Blackwater founder Erik Prince accused of helping evade U.N. Libya sanctions
Erik Prince, the private security executive and supporter of former U.S. President Donald Trump, "at the very least" helped evade an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ally Erik Prince violated arms embargo on Libya and sent $80million in weapons and mercenaries to strongman attempting to...
The confidential report to the Security Council said that Prince (left) in 2019 deployed a force of foreign mercenaries and weapons to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ally Erik Prince violated Libya arms embargo: UN report
Confidential report finds Prince supplied renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar with weapons and foreign mercenaries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erik Prince, the former head of the security contractor Blackwater Worldwide and a prominent supporter of Donald Trump, violated a...
Mr. Prince offered to supply weapons, drones and mercenaries to a Libyan militia commander seeking to overthrow the government,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erik Prince, Trump Ally, Violated Libya Arms Embargo, U.N. Report Says
Mr. Prince offered to supply weapons, drones and mercenaries to a Libyan militia commander seeking to overthrow the government,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libya crisis: Vote to unite splintered nation
A new interim government is chosen to replace the war-torn country's rival administrations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: At Risk and Unpaid - the Foreign Doctors Treating Covid-19 in South Africa
[Daily Maverick] While doctors flown in from Cuba have earned handsome salaries for their work on the Covid-19 frontlines, there is a small group of doctors from the African continent who are battling Covid-19 daily without pay. Following the death of a Libyan colleague, they say they are at breaking point. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Germany approves over €1 billion in arms deals to Middle East
Last year, the German government signed off on weapons exports to countries involved in the deadly conflicts in Yemen and Libya. Germany... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libyan official confident accused Lockerbie bombmaker will be extradited, charged in US
Attorney General William Barr is holding a press conference at the Justice Department on Monday when he’ll reportedly announce the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Over 285,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Continent After 16.6 Million Tests
[allAfrica] As of October 30, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,765,584. Reported deaths in Africa have reached  42,453 and recoveries 1,437,641. 285,488 cases are currrently active and 16,613,563 teses have been performed.South Africa has the most reported cases - 721,770, with deaths numbering 19,164. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (212,038), Egypt (107,209) Ethiopia (95,301), Nigeria (62,52 1) and Libya (60,628). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Over 287,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Continent After 16.6 Million Tests
[allAfrica] As of October 31, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,785,483. Reported deaths in Africa have reached  42,853 and recoveries 1,455,115. 287,513 cases are currrently active and 16,796,546 tests have been performed.South Africa has the most reported cases - 725,452, with deaths numbering 19,276. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (219,084), Egypt (107,555) Ethiopia (96,169), Nigeria (62,85 3) and Libya (61,095). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya ’s Two Main Factions Agree to a Cease-Fire
The two main factions in years of civil war that have drawn in Russia, Turkey and other regional powers signed an accord at the United... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 13, 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