Health Kurdistan region confirms the absence of cholera and welcomes the construction of a hospital in Sinjar

2015-11-22 22:56:20

| (Voice of Iraq) - Erbil

The Ministry of Health in the Kurdistan region, on Sunday, the region completely free of cholera, and welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Health in the central government to build a general hospital in the district of Sinjar, as called for international organizations to provide assistance, especially in the health aspect.

The Minister of Health Humaid Recot Kurdistan region, told a news conference in Sulaimaniyah and attended (range Press), "The Kurdistan region is completely free from cholera," calling on citizens to "not worry about this issue."

Hamid welcomed, "the decision of the Iraqi Ministry of Health to establish a general hospital in the district of Sinjar," returned the implementation of such a project "an important achievement supported by the Kurdistan region," and urged international and global organizations "to provide assistance, especially in the health aspect."

The Ministry of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government announced, (November 20, 2015), four cases of cholera in the provinces of Arbil and Dohuk, while confirming that the situation was "under control".

The Ministry of Health of Kurdistan, declared, (17 September 2015), the region free of cholera, while pledged to take measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic, the World Health Organization called for help, especially after recording hundreds of casualties in southern and central Iraq.

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