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Libyan Health System Collapsing Amid Conflict, Shortages Of Funding, Resources

Reuters: Libyan health crisis sharpens as resources dwindle
“…Libya’s health system [is] collapsing amid poor security, a funding crisis, and chronic shortages of staff and medicine. Problems only seem to have become more acute since a U.N.-backed government arrived in Tripoli in March aiming to end the armed conflict and political turmoil that has plagued Libya for years. It is gradually trying to assert its authority, but remains opposed by some factions on the ground…” (Elumami, 7/24).

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