On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in a joint-meeting among KRG’s Joint Crises Coordination Centre (JCC) in Coordination with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and General Directorate of Health (DoH), launched a training course for seventeen (70) medical volunteer workers who serve to fight against the spread of CVOID-19 in Erbil governorate. The event is organized in the building of KRG’s DoH - Erbil.
GIZ-implemented, the project is supported by Qudra-2 Program in coordination with KRG’s JCC and DoH – Erbil governorate. The project is funded by the European Union Fund.
The project aims to train the medical volunteers and equip them with knowledge and skills needed to fight against the COVID-19 in the Kurdistan Region.
The training program hosts 52 female and 18 male medical staff in Erbil governorate. They will receive an intensive medical training course for the duration of two (2) successive months on both theories and practices.
In his statement, the Director General (DG) of JCC, Mr. Hoshang Mohammed, expressed the role of international cooperation and aid agencies in the Region to continuous support and cooperation in various humanitarian intervention and assistance to the Kurdistan Region. He also sheds light on the role of the JCC to ensure a full cooperation on this regard.
The DG of JCC stated the importance of the volunteers’ registration database system in place to register the volunteers in every crises coordination and humanitarian assistance areas in the Kurdistan Region. The medical volunteer trainees are registered in the database system.
The Director General of KRG’s General Directorate of Health – Erbil governorate Dr. Dlovan Mohammed Jalal stated that “such training course opportunities are worthwhile and needed. They become a scientific foundation for our medical infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region”. He finally thanked the role of JCC in this vital coordination as well as the international counterparts.