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

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon
This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand ’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by leprosy in Brazil. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 a Year of Dangerous Attacks on Health Workers, Facilities
May 14, 2019 WashingtonThere 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 an...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Policy & Advocacy Source Type: news

Trends and patterns of deaths, injuries and intentional disabilities within the Libyan armed conflict: 2012-2017 - Daw MA, El-Bouzedi AH, Dau AA.
BACKGROUND: The consequences of armed conflicts impose considerable burdens on the economy and health care services, particularly in countries that are not equipped to deal with them, such as in the Middle-East, and North African countries. Little is known... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Libya: Ongoing Fighting Endangers Detained Migrants and Refugees
[MSF] Since fighting erupted in Tripoli, Libya, on April 4, 2019, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has called for the urgent evacuation of detained refugees and migrants whose lives are in danger as the conflict rages around them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: More Than Medicine: a Look At Mental Health Needs in Detention
[MSF] Below the gloomy sky of Tripoli's Janzour neighbourhood, a woman steps out onto the terrace of her fifth-floor apartment and carefully hangs a damp collection of colourful laundry to catch the morning breeze. Across the street, barbed-wire walls block both her eyesight and the fresh air alike from falling upon the raggedy shirts and upside-down shoes hanging from the dirty walls inside Anjila detention centre, where more than a hundred refugees and migrants are locked within. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cholera, more civilian casualties feared in Libya: WHO
A month-old battle for Libya's capital Tripoli risks causing an "exponential" rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique
This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in children; and a very jazzy celebration... (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Monday ’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech
Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to  the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to tackle hate speech.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Libya: Thousands of People At Risk As Fighting Escalates in Tripoli
[MSF] Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely concerned for the safety of civilians in Tripoli as escalating fighting forces thousands of Libyan families to flee their homes and seek shelter. We urgently call for the immediate evacuation of the more than 3,000 refugees and migrants trapped in detenti on centers who are at risk of being caught in the crossfire. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Thousands Seek Shelter in Health Clinics From Tripoli Fighting, UN Warns
[UN News] Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that "large numbers" of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migrants remain exposed to clashes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali
Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya ’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attack of an Ebola treatment centre, an update on the death toll of the Sri Lanka attacks, and the Security Council’s condemnation of the killing of peacekeepers in Mali.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Libya: 'Repeated Attacks' Could Close Down Key Hospital in Eastern Libya, Says Who
[UN News] The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya's second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday, warning that further assaults could shutter the key facility. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Disease outbreaks feared in Libya, as supplies stretched: WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it feared outbreaks of infectious diseases due to dirty water and people fleeing fighting nearing Tripoli, where it has about two weeks of emergency supplies for hospitals and health facilities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Libya: Providing Care to People Trapped in Detention Centres
[MSF] Jai Defranciscis, a nurse from Australia, recently returned from an assignment as Nursing Activity Manager in Misrata, Libya, where M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing care for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers facing arbitrary detention and extreme suffering. She recalls her experience. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Joint External Evaluation of IHR (International Health Regulations) Core Capacities of Libya: Mission Report: 9-15 July 2018
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 4/2019. This 76-page evaluation was based on a joint external assessment held on July 9-15, 2018, of the International Health Regulations (IHR) core capacities of Libya using the World Health Organization (WHO) IHR Joint External Evaluation (JEE) tool. There is strong evidence of the existence of a prolific basis of laws and regulations covering public health that are not put to good use. The evaluation also found that the main needed capacities for detecting, preventing, and controlling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) have not been established yet in Libya. (PDF) (Source...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Libyan/Trans-Mediterranean slave trade, the African Union, and the failure of human morality - Mafu L.
In this article, I argue that the recently exposed slave trade in Libya involving Black African migrants seeking opportunities in Europe is not merely a crime against humanity that has been justly condemned by the international community, but is also a ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Africa: Alarming Rates of Malnutrition Among Detained Migrants, Refugees in Libya
[MSF] Tripoli, Libya/New York -Nearly a quarter of the more than 300 migrants and refugees held at the Sabaa Detention Center in Tripoli, Libya, are malnourished or underweight, including many children, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, sharing the findings of a nutritional survey. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Alarming Rates of Malnutrition and Inhumane Conditions in Tripoli Detention Centre
[MSF] Tripoli - Refugees and migrants arbitrarily held in Sabaa detention centre in Tripoli, Libya, are suffering from alarming rates of acute malnutrition, while some were recently locked in a small room with only 0.7 square metres of space per person, says M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF). There are currently over 300 detainees in Sabaa, including more than 100 children under 18 years old. MSF calls on Libyan authorities and the international community to urgently address the inhumane and dangerous (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Libya: Libya - MSF Calls Out French President Macron Over Hypocritical Migration Policies
[MSF] In the wake of French President Emmanuel Macron outlining his vision for Europe, MSF Head of Mission for Libya Julien Raickmann has written President Macron an open letter in response, calling out the hypocrisy of such a vision while people are trapped in appalling conditions in detention in Libya, the effect of European migration policies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What mandate? Mediating during warfighting in the Libyan Revolution (2011) - Bartu P.
The United Nation's mediation mandate evolved during the Libyan revolution and was hampered by inconsistent support for the mediation, by other mediation initiatives, including that of the African Union, and by a proliferation of envoys and transition plan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

BOMBSHELL: Hillary Clinton ran weapons into Libya for the Obama administration, while Michael Flynn was targeted because he knew the details
(Natural News) The more you learn about “Spygate” — the Obama-era operation launched by the Deep State to trip up POTUS Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and then undermine his administration after he unexpectedly won — the more angry it should make you. Shocking new details revealed last week by a former law enforcement official... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libya: WHO Warns Repeated Attacks Could Close Key Hospital
[Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack on Al Jala Hospital in Libya's second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Repeated attacks’ could close down key hospital in eastern Libya, says WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya ’s second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday, warning that further assaults could shutter the key facility. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - December 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RUDN medics called the world to action against hepatitis in Somalia
(RUDN University) Using mathematical statistics methods, RUDN medics analyzed the data of 30 studies of the cases of hepatitis in Somalia. The studies also included Somali people who immigrated to Italy, the United States, United Kingdom and Libya and were screened for hepatitis viruses The research demonstrated critical spread rates of 5 types of viral hepatitis. The authors emphasize that, according to the results, immediate action should be taken by the international community. The results of the study were published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

One more reason to supplement: Probiotics reduce cadmium toxicity
(Natural News) Taking probiotic supplements can help reduce cadmium toxicity, according to a study in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Researchers at the University of Belgrade in Belgrade, Serbia and the University of Al Jabal Al Gharbi in Libya found that probiotics can help eliminate cadmium in the body by binding to their bacterial cell... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libya: Rebel Attack Forces Closure of Sole Libya Hospital
[CAJ News] Tripoli -AUTHORITIES have been forced to close down the only specialised urology hospital east of Libya after a brutal attack by an armed group. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news