IHAO response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


IHAO response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, IHAO, supported by UNFPA-Iraq, and funded by the Canadian government has conducted an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) training in Telafar General Hospital over 3 days.
Among the topics discussed in the training was the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPEs, social distancing, the methods of disinfection and sterilization, and how to dilute concentrated disinfectants before use. All the participants in the training received PPEs.
IHAO team members had already received a Training of Trainers on IPC conducted by the WHO and UNICEF, and as such, IHAO plans on conducting training for its field teams in over 25 health institutions distributed over Ninewa, Salahdin, Kirkuk, Diyala, Anbar, Babil, Diwaniyah during the months of September and October of 2020.