Spotlight: Libyan patients suffer from lack of medicines, power blackouts
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TRIPOLI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Many Libyans are suffering from poor public medical services, particularly patients of heart diseases, cancer and diabetes, with lack of government-subsidized medicines and frequent power blackouts that last for as long as 14 hours daily.
Ibtisam Al-Sharif, 58-year-old divorced house wife and mother of three, is suffering from diabetes and heart problems. She is struggling to get necessary medicines that keep her alive.
She cannot afford expensive medicines or treatm ...