U.S. Supplies Sulaimani with medical assistance to confront Cholera outbreak

SULAIMANI (ESTA) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program afforded Sulaimani governorate with emergency medical supplies on Tuesday aimed at the confrontation of the Cholera outbreak.

In a statement (USAID) said, “In partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) a truck of medical supplies and equipment has been conveyed to Sulaimani to confront the unpredicted Cholera outbreak”.

“The supplies are suited for 5000 people for three months,” it said.

Earlier in June Sulaimani witnessed unexpected cases of diarrhea and vomiting inside the hospitals, subsequently, the health officials confirmed a Cholera outbreak in the city, and a state of emergency was declared.

USAID is the world’s premier international development agency, works closely with Iraqi national, provincial, and local governments, international institutions, and a network of local partners, it mainly provides assistance missions in the country. Previously the (WHO) said, it will continue to send aid to Sulaimani in order to encounter the Cholera illness outbreak.

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