The national campaign against COVID-19 Iraq 2020
After the success of the national campaign against COVID-19
in Baghdad and southern provinces (Thi-Qar – Meesan – Basra – Waset) with the support of WHO and in cooperation with the Government in Kurdistan, the health and environment ministry and the office of the Governor of Sulaymanya , an implementation by UMIS and the volunteers from Sulaymanya province , under the slogan SIHHATAK AMANATK, The national campaign against COVID-19 has been launched in Iraq-Kurdistan-Sulaymanya province, for the period between 23 Aug to 31 Aug 2020. the campaign is targeting nine regions in each province which considered the most recorded infected regions.
As the campaign will target more than 1 million citizens through mobile teams and awareness messages through the speakers in the mobile clinics that belong to UIMS and the mobile screens.
Besides, spreading audio and televised messages through the radio stations and satellite channels, and also spreading the messages through the Mosques . The campaign will focus on four main targets for the prevention against COVID-19
which are (wearing the mask – washing hands with soap and water or any alcohol sterilizers – social distance and finally refuting the rumors and spreading hope, and extracting information on the pandemic from the competent official health authorities in Iraq). Our teams will distribute masks and explain how to wear it.