19 November 2020; Kurdistan Region of Iraq - During disease outbreaks, women face a variety of risks, yet they are too often absent in the design of pandemic responses.

Erbil, Iraq, 18 November 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) concluded in Duhok today the 2-week COVID19 prevention and awareness campaign which started in Erbil on 7 of the current month.

Around one in ten persons, approximately 792 million people globally, have a mental or substance use disorder, contributing 10% of the disease's global burden. In Iraq, the demand for mental services is on the rise amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and remains one of the top priority areas that require continued support.

17 November 2020; Baghdad, Iraq - As COVID-19 infection rates continue to be at high levels across the country, the continuation of services to the vulnerable populations remains a priority to UNFPA.

Baghdad, 15 November 2020 – The impact of COVID-19 on social cohesion in Iraq represents yet another challenge faced by communities across the country and must be addressed to ensure Iraq’s full recovery from the pandemic, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Baghdad, Iraq, 14 November 2020: Today, Iraq joins the international community to commemorate World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of this chronic disease. This is important because more than 13.9% of Adults People in Iraq live with diabetes, and many do not know that they have the disease.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq will conduct in collaboration with UNFPA Syria Hub a training for Arab-speaking journalists in Iraq on GBV reporting during health crises: COVID-19.

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