Over Half Of Beirut Health Facilities ‘Non-Functional': WHO
Daily Mirror - Sri Lanka|August 13, 2020
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Over Half Of Beirut Health Facilities ‘Non-Functional': WHO
More than half of Beirut ’s health care facilities evaluated by the World Health Organisation are “non-functional” following last week’s deadly portside explosion, the organisation said Wednesday.

Following an assessment of 55 clinics and health centres in the Lebanese capital, “we know now that just over 50 percent are non-functional,” said WHO’s regional emergency director Richard Brennan at a virtual press conference in Cairo.

Three major hospitals were non-functional and another three operating at well below normal capacity, he said.


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August 13, 2020