By Libya Herald reporter.
Tripoli, 11 May 2016:
The hospital in Bani Walid has become the latest to warn that it is in . . .[restrict]crisis because of a severe shortage of medical supplies.
Equipment was also frequently breaking down and needed to be replaced, said the hospital’s director Abdullah Al-Mansouri today, according to the Libyan news agency LANA. He called on the Ministry of Health and international organisations to provide urgent help.
The situation was exacerbated, Mansouri said, by the displacement of people because of clashes elsewhere.
Some 2,500 families from Sirte and the surrounding area are reported to have fled to Bani Walid.
Three days ago, Misrata Central Hospital warned that it was running out of medical supplies and essential medications. X-ray film, for example, was all but finished, according to the head of its media office, Abdulaziz Isa. He too called on the authorities to quickly send supplies, adding that the hospital itself was now an emergency case.
The appeals follow deliveries of supplies by France and Italy to hospitals in Tripoli and Benghazi. [/restrict]