A committee commissioned by the Ministry of Health met with representatives of Turkish medical institutions to discuss cooperation in the field of training and treatment of Libyan patients in specific medical centres.

The committee is in charge of developing programs and plans with the Turkish side to train medical and paramedical personnel in the specialties of internal medicine, eyes, neurology, orthopedics, dermatology, intensive care, cardiac surgery, oncology surgery, pediatric care, diagnostic radiology, and anesthesia," a statement by Libya's Health Ministry said.

It also disclosed its intention to set up cooperation programs between Turkish educational and medical institutions and Ibn Sina Teaching Hospital in Sirte by convening joint scientific conferences, workshops, and scientific seminars, sharing experiences, and providing medical consultations remotely.

The Libyan delegation, who is currently visiting Turkey, toured the Atlas University Hospital, Istinye University Hospital, Istanbul Orthopedic Center, and Atlas University.

On their part, the hosts expressed willingness to enhance cooperation with Libya and their readiness to sign cooperation agreements in the health field.