WHO supports Libya with antivirals and laboratory reagents

WHO supports Libya with antivirals and laboratory reagents

The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided support to the Ministry of Health of the Government of Reconciliation, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UN-HABITAT) said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided kits of laboratory reagents for measles and rubella to support preparedness and response measures currently being developed by the ministry, the mission said on its official website. The contents of the groups include IgM, IgM and RF-Absorbent (IgM ELISAs). For his part, the representative and head of the mission of the World Health Organization in Libya, Jafar Hussein, said that the World Health Organization is committed to helping Libya to mitigate any expected outbreak, through its cooperative project on emergency preparedness. He also reiterated that WHO had proposed the ideal scenario to respond to outbreak control. The immediate implementation of the measles, mumps and rubella campaign targeting children 9 months to 15 years of age living in the most dangerous areas and affected areas of southern Libya, where there is also most Migrants: Sabha, Gat, Marzouk and Aubari. There are also needs to consider vaccinating areas with high population density with poor sanitation in Tripoli, Zliten, White and Benghazi.

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