Global Health: The Beirut explosion disrupted 50% of health facilities

Beirut-ALSHARQIYA   August  13 : The World Health Organization announced that more than 50% of clinics and health centers in Lebanon are out of service due to the explosion of the devastating port.
Richard Brennan, director of emergencies at the World Health Organization’s regional office, said that after evaluating 55 hospitals and health centers in the Lebanese capital, more than 50 percent were out of service.
Brennan confirmed that at least three of the major hospitals in Beirut were suspended due to the explosion, and three other hospitals were operating at less capacity than usual, which means the loss of at least 500 beds.


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