Helpdesk Report: Libyan Health Service Capacity



What capacity has the Libyan health service to respond to the current crisis including: technical capacity of staff; reliance on foreign health workers; medical supply distribution system; decentralisation of services; capacity of the private sector? Where possible look specifically at the Misurata municipal area.


This report includes information on Libyan health service capacity, the health service response to the crisis, technical capacity of staff, reliance on foreign health workers, medical supply distribution system, decentralisation of services and the capacity of the private sector. News on health service functioning during armed conflict in March 2011 is included.


Bolton, L. Helpdesk Report: Libyan Health Service Capacity. Human Development Resource Centre, UK (2011) 18 pp.

Helpdesk Report: Libyan Health Service Capacity

Published 1 January 2011