Local initiatives to support Libyan healthcare sector
In an article published on 15 April with Open Democracy, Nikkon Balial reports on the development of local initiatives in Libya to provide support to Libya’s weak healthcare system during the COVID-19 crisis. He presents two local businesses which have decided to focus on the production of medical supplies such as masks, ventilator maintenance facilities and disinfection of public places. At the time of writing, 26 cases of COVID-19 cases have been identified in Libya, and there are serious concerns about Libya’s healthcare capacities to face the virus. Even more so in a context of continued fighting between rival factions.
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