Developing Countries Must Grow More FoodClimate change and war on Ukraine a wake-up call
CHINA - Constructing an irrigation network in Qinghai Province. Workers were paid part of their wages in food supplied by the World Food Programme. Credit WFP/Sarah ErringtonBy Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 8 2022 (IPS) As our planet continues to heat up, extreme weather has affected many of us. From the west coast of North America across Europe, the Middle East and Asia to Pakistan and New Zealand, wildfires and flash floods have destroyed homes and property and disrupted the daily lives of millions. Supply chains, already badly affected by COVID, have been further complicated by drying rivers and waterways. In the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IP Source Type: news

WHO condemns attacks against health care in Libya
28 August 2022 – WHO is deeply alarmed by recent reports of attacks of health care facilities in Libya. According to reports from the Ministry of Health in Tripoli and Health Cluster partners, hospitals and health centres in Tripoli were attacked during widespread violence in the capital on 26 and 27 August 2022.  Dozens of people were injured and 23 were reportedly killed. In some areas, ambulance teams and other medical personnel were unable to help civilians because of the intense fighting. “Health facilities throughout Libya must be protected to allow them to provide life-saving care to all, in a safe and sec...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 30, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Libya suffered its deadliest fighting in years. Here's what to know about the crisis
Libya's worst fighting for two years suddenly hit the capital, Tripoli, on Saturday. This explains what led to the violence, why it matters, and how things may play out. #tripoli #libya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tripoli calm, Libya riven after worst fighting in years
Charred cars and buildings pockmarked by bullets scarred Libya's capital on Sunday, the day after intense fighting killed 32 people yet appeared to leave the Tripoli government more firmly entrenched. #tripoli #libya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

23 killed in Libya ’s Tripoli as fears grow of a wider war
Deadly clashes rock Libya’s capital, raising fears of a return to full-blown war amid a months-long political standoff. #libya #clashes #tripoli (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 23 people dead, 140 injured in violent clashes between rival militias in Libyan capital of Tripoli
At least 23 people have died and 140 injured in violent clashes between rival Libyan militias across the country's capital of Tripoli, the Libyan Ministry of Health said Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly battles erupt across Tripoli, raising fears of wider Libya war
Rival factions battled across Libya's capital on Saturday in the worst fighting there for two years as an eyewitness said forces aligned with a parliament-backed administration moved on the city... #battles #tripoli #libya #eyewitness (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thanks to support from the Government of Germany, WHO delivers mobile clinics to Benghazi
German Ambassador to Libya Michael Unmacht greets WHO staff member on delivery of the ambulances 11 August 2022 – Using a generous contribution from the Government of Germany, WHO has delivered 2 fully equipped mobile clinics to the Directorate of Health Services in Benghazi to supplement primary health care services in the municipality.   These mobile clinics will support WHO’s efforts to increase the availability of emergency health care services for vulnerable people including immigrants. The clinics will primarily target internally displaced people and migrants in remote areas who have little acces...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 23, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Several dead in clashes between Libyan security forces in Tripoli
Government and military prosecutors will conduct an investigation into rival fighting in the country’s capital. #prosecutors #securityforces #tripoli #libyan #militaryprosecutors (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protesters storm Libya's eastern parliament building in Tobruk, local media reports
Hundreds of people stormed Libya's eastern parliament building in the port city of Tobruk on Friday, according to local media reports, the latest in a string of clashes between groups supporting... #tobruk #portcity #protesters #parliamentbuilding #rivalingleaders #clashes #libya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No global health without peace: from Afghanistan to Ukraine violence casts long shadows in the 21st century - Birch M, van Bergen L.
Some of the articles in this issue of Medicine, Conflict& Survival cover conflicts in Libya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Afghanistan, all reminders that - despite the understandable domination of the conflict in Ukraine in the media - lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UN votes to remove Russia from Human Rights Council
Libya is the only country to be suspended from the 47-member Geneva-based council. The North African country was suspended in 2011. #northafrican #libya #humanrightscouncil (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pope blasts Russia's 'infantile' war, EU-Libya deal in Malta
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis headed to the Mediterranean island nation of Malta on Saturday for a pandemic-delayed weekend visit, aiming to draw attention to Europe’s migration challenge that has... #popefrancis #libya #islandnation #vaticancity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Wagner Group?
Unless you have been on the battlefield in Syria, Libya or the Central African Republic, you most likely have never heard of the Wagner Group, a private military force with close links to... #centralafricanrepublic #libya #vladimirputin #donbas #wagnergroup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Libya detention centres remain places of violations and abuse: experts
Many of Libya’s migrant detention centres remain places of terrible and systematic abuse, that may amount to crimes against humanity, top rights investigators said on Monday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news