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2011 in review: key health issues

A truck carrying WHO staff and general medical supplies crosses the Libyan border from Egypt.
WHO/Michel Tomaszek

WHO provides medical supplies for Libyans

Six tons of WHO medical supplies were sent in response to the health needs caused by civil unrest in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. The supplies consisted of essential medicines and basic medical equipment to treat 50 000 people over 3 months.

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