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WHO Providing HIV Treatment For Libyan Patients After Collapse Of Nation’s Health System

U.N. News Centre: U.N. health agency fills gap in HIV treatment for patients in Libya
“Just a few weeks ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the country’s collapse in medical services and inability to provide life-saving drugs. … Severe shortages of ARV drugs are threatening the lives of those with HIV and have even led to public protests demanding that the Ministry of Health take immediate action to resolve the problem. The ministry subsequently reached out to the WHO for support in drug procurement and distribution…” (1/3).

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