June -27– 2020
His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi chaired this Saturday an emergency meeting of the National Security Council, to address Coronavirus pandemic and precautions to halt it.
The Council commended the Medical staff and all hospitals' staff, who exerting greatest efforts in their duties, dedicating their best in serving affected patients, also praising their heroic humanitarian Noble role for protecting society's health security sector.
The Council discussed a number of issues and precautions measures for combating coronavirus pandemic, in securing citizens' safety and providing the best services to the affected patients.
The Council directed the Ministry of Health to issue Medical Protocol for affected patients to enter hospitals, also issued guidelines concerning citizens' routine visiting health institutions, which provide protection from exposing them to the infection in the virus.
The National Security Council mandated the Ministry of Health and Environment, in coordination with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, to extend an invitation to students of medical colleges in all Iraqi universities, for the fifth and sixth stages, who wish to volunteer to work in hospitals, With the aim of supporting medical staff in hospitals and enhancing community participation in facing the Coronavirus pandemic, That participation is approved within the scientific assessments of the study and the degrees required for success.
The council concluded its meeting by inviting all citizens to adhere to the preventive guidelines, In order to keep them safe, And to protect society from the danger of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Council also stressed the provision of full protection of the health staff from any attacks.
Media Office of the Prime Minister
June -27- 2020