WHO: 101 health workers killed in Libya’s Storm Daniel

As many as 101 health workers in Libya were killed during Storm Daniel or in its immediate aftermath, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. “The deceased health workers are among the 4,333 people thus far confirmed dead following the storm while more than 8,500 people are still missing,” the WHO said in a statement yesterday. Even before Storm Daniel struck, the WHO explained, Libya’s health system had been badly disrupted by more than a decade of conflict. “Primary health care facilities throughout the country still face acute shortages of staff, medicines, equipment and medical technologies. The loss of the 101 health workers in eastern Libya is an additional heavy blow,” it added. In the statement, WHO Representative in Libya, Dr Ahmed Zouiten, […] Source

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