Hisham M. Ziglam

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The extra demand imposed upon the Libyan health services during and after the Libyan revolution in 2011 led the ailing health systems to collapse. To start the planning process to re-engineer the health sector, the Libyan Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other international experts in the field sponsored the(More)
Introduction Amoebiasis, which is caused by the intestinal protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, is a ubiquitous parasitic infection affecting approximately 10% of the world's population and causing more deaths every year (100,000 deaths) than any other parasitic infection, with the exception of malaria and schistosomiasis [1–3]. Most individuals with an E.(More)
P rison inmates are reported to exhibit higher rates of disease morbidity, mortality, and health care utilization than the general population (1, 2). The rates of infectious diseases such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) are reported to be particularly elevated in prison (3Á5). This excess is(More)
T he emergence of multidrug resistant bacteria is a global health problem (1Á3), affecting the management and outcomes of a wide spectrum of infections particularly in hospitals. Resistance contributes to mortality and compromises the healthcare security of nations. Moreover, resistant pathogens are spread between countries by human travel (4Á8), including(More)
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