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.

Erbil, Iraq on 8 November 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Kurdistan Region of Iraq launched a COVID 19 prevention and awareness-raising campaign to halt the recent surge in numbers of COVID-19 cases in the Region governorates of Erbil and Duhok.

Karbala, 26 October 2020 – Coronavirus patients in Karbala can now access safe and reliable healthcare thanks to a new Isolation Ward built in partnership between the Karbala Governorate and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq.

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