Tuesday, 18/2/2020 | 12:22 UTC+0
Libyan Newswire

Scarcity of financial resources threatens Libyan health system with collapse.

Tripoli, World Health Organization has revealed that the health situation in Libya has become extremely critical due to the lack of medical supplies and finance. Spokesman for WHO office in Libya, Ahmed Salem said the latest figures of Libya health utilities during an all out survey of hospitals showed that among 95 hospitals, only 4 work with a capacity ranging between 75 and 85% and that 45% of these hospitals were closed, explaining that such perils threaten the health sector in Libya with collapse. Salem warned of the scarcity of resources for the Libyan health system, pointing out the acute shortages and limited resources of WHO which are threatening the Libyan health system with collapse, if the situation is not addressed very soon, he added.

Source: Libya News Agency