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The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1973, Tripoli, to contribute in qualifying medical personnel. The Faculty graduated its first batch in 1980.


It is one of the largest faculties at the University of Tripoli. It an important edifice of knowledge, so that during the past four decades this Faculty has contributed to preparing and graduating qualified doctors who had been very successful in performing their assigned role in the medical field in all the hospitals located all over the country. The graduate doctors were able to provide the best health services. The Faculty of Medicine has more than 493 faculty members, most of them are national elements who were among the first batches in this college and who contributed to providing the necessary health services in hospitals, clinics and dispensaries.


Many graduates of this Faculty have been sent to complete their studies abroad and who have proven their capabilities in scientific and clinical achievement with the testimony of many international universities. The Faculty seeks to activate graduate programs in various disciplines. It works to develop the vocabulary of its curricula and teaching methods that keep pace with the requirements of international quality.

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Bachelor - Medicine and general surgery

The Bachelor's Program in General Medicine and General Surgery is concerned with educating and training students and equipping them as doctors of general...

Master - Histology and genetics

The program presents the working method of various techniques in the field of specialization, and learns to conduct medical and research analyzes related...

Master - Obstetrics and Gynecology

The program provides modern information and techniques in the field of obstetrics and gynecology (anatomy and physiology of the female genital organs,...


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faculty of Medicine has more than 245 academic staff members

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Prof.Dr. Ali Mohamed Abdessalam Afan

Ali Afan is one of the staff members at the department of 10 faculty of 4. He is working as a since 2015-09-20. He teaches several subjects in his major and has several puplications in the field of his interest.


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Prevalence of atopic dermatitis among Libyan asthmatic children

Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, chronic, relapsing, itchy, skin condition occurring in patients with a personal or family history of atopy, and there is clinical association among different allergic disease in a way that treating one of them will improve the other. Many studies worldwide showed presence of AD in asthmatic children with different prevalence among countries and showed clinical improvement in asthma control on treatment of atopic dermatitis. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess the prevalence of atopic dermatitis among Libyan asthmatic children. Methods: This is an observational cohort study on asthmatic Libyan children who were treated and followed up at Tripoli children hospital in Tripoli, Libya. It carried out on 300 children suffering from asthma admitted from pediatric outpatient department as well as from emergency department and asthma clinic over a period of 24 months; from December 2017 to December 2019. The parents were asked to complete a questionnaire to collect the needed information after their consent being taken. To assure the accuracy and consistency of the methodology (sampling procedure, measurements, and a collection of the data), a standardized protocol was prepared. Data were entered in SPSS statistical package and consequently were analyzed and presented as descriptive statistics. Results: The prevalence of atopic dermatitis among asthmatic Libyan children was 16.7% in our study. The results showed significant relationship between address and prevalence of atopic dermatitis. Conclusion. Further studies are required to address the ethnicity, environmental factors, skin type and others attributed to this problem and we recommend all pediatricians to look for AD in asthmatic children and treat it accordingly arabic 7 English 56
Hisham Alrabty, Munera Addala(5-2020)
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Familial hypercholesterolemia mutations in the Middle Eastern and North African region: a need for a national registry

Background Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a well-understood Mendelian disorder that increases the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), a leading cause of mortality in Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) countries. Objective Review the reporting status of FH mutations across MENA and propose a systemic and strategic method for building a MENA FH registry. Methods Systematic literature search for statistics pertaining to CVD and comparison of number of FH mutations reported in MENA countries and countries with established FH registries. Results Only 57 mutations were reported in 17 MENA countries, whereas more than 500 mutations reported in 3 Western countries. Mortality rates due to CVD were significantly higher in MENA countries compared with Western countries. Conclusions The relatively low reporting of FH mutations in the consanguineous MENA communities with higher prevalence of arabic 17 English 101
Mary Aderayo Bamimore, Ahmed Zaid(1-2015)
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Asthma Bronchiolitis Relationship

Asthma has been considered the most common chronic respiratory disease affecting children and is involved in .different diagnoses of acute bronchiolitis in first year of life Therefore, this research has been conducted to explore the relationship between asthma and bronchiolitis on known asthmatics aging from 6months old to 16 years old frequenting the asthma clinic Tripoli Children Hospital for .)regular follow ups for 3 months (January, February, and march of 2004 The aim of this study: To ascertain the percent (prevalence)of bronchiolitis patients who will develop]e asthma .symptoms later on Conclusively there has been a strong relationship between asthma and bronchiolitis in a way that bronchiolitis pre- .disposes to asthma in 53.5% of patients especially in whom had a family history of allergy
Hisham Mukhtar Alrabty(4-2020)
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