The World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with Libya's Health Ministry, has signed a cooperation protocol with the Italian Embassy in Tripoli.

According to the WHO, the agreement, which was inked on Monday by the Italian ambassador and the WHO official, aims to control zoonotic diseases.

The project is to be implemented in partnership with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the Higher Institute of Health in Italy.

Within the framework of the One Health concept, the agreement would enhance health security in Libya, help in early detection, and prevent and control arthropod (insect) viruses, the WHO explained.


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