Iraq crisis Situation Report no. 20 | 02 - 16 March 2015

Originally published



  • WHO’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr Ala Alwan, visited Iraq Dohuk governorate of the Kurdistan region of Iraq to officially hand over 15 ambulances and 2 mobile medical clinics to Dohuk health authorities.

  • In addition, Dr Ala Alwan also donated essential medicines and medical supplies to support treatment of more than 60,000 beneficiaries for three months.

  • WHO visited Basirma Refugee camp on 11 March, 2015 to assess Tuberculosis (TB) service among refugees, increase community and health workers awareness of the disease and follow up on the progress made in referring presumptive TB patients.