03 July 2020 – WHO provides Iraq with oxygen-generating devices

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Social Services
Intervention Categories: International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: Dr. Saad Al-Mufarriji

Overview: A contribution from the World Health Organization has reached Iraq with 200 oxygen generating devices and 80 thousand devices used to secure pure oxygen, with purity ranges between 92 to 95 percent. The pure oxygen is in a simplified manner, and it only needs a bottle of water and an electricity source that can be placed next to the patient.

The assistant director of the company, Dr. Saad Al-Mufarriji, explained that “this shipment comes in the framework of supporting the ministry’s efforts that include its continuation in securing pulmonary resuscitation devices. The installation and distribution of 35 devices in Baghdad and other provinces were in line with the international line to control, limit and end the Corona pandemic.
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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: To control, limit and end the Corona pandemic