23 June 2020 – Iraqi medical team goes to Russia to check experimental drug

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Drug-based measures; Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ziyad Hazim

Overview: A public health expert in the Baghdad Health Department, Al-Karkh, Ziyad Hazim, revealed that an Iraqi medical team will go to Russia to check the experiments of the drug “Avavavir” used in the treatment of the emerging Coronavirus. He also declared that the drug will be available exclusively in the official health centers by the weekend.
Full details here: https://www.alsumaria.tv/news/%D9%83%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D8%A7-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82/349372/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82-%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%B3%D9%84-%D9%88%D9%81%D8%AF%D8%A7-%D9%84%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A7-%D8%A8%D8%B4%D8%A3%D9%86-%D8%B9%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AC-%D9%83%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D8%A7-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D8%AD%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%AA

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions