Iraq’s President Barham Salih met Iraqi Health Minister Hani Musa Al-Aqab at al-Salam Palace in Baghdad where they discussed health conditions-related matters.
The president and the minister discussed the preventive measure taken to address the COVID and means to control other epidemics and diseases.
Salih stressed the need for full support for doctors, healthcare professionals and nurses who are on the frontlines of the country’s battle against the diseases to ensure better service for the Iraqi citizens.
He added that this includes health staff working on preventing epidemics and providing modern medical supplies and the necessary requirements.
The President said that he will continue to be a strong supporter of any step that would develop and advance the health sector in Iraq.
Al-Aqabi, in turn, briefed Salih about the functioning of the Ministry of Health and its necessary needs to better serve the Iraqi citizens.