16 Aug 2018

MSF - PR - MSF Reinforces Hemorrhagic Fever Response in Five Iraqi Hospitals

After several cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) were reported in different regions of Iraq, MSF deployed a team of experts on emergency response and preparedness to support five Iraqi hospitals, upon a request from the Ministry of Health of Iraq. 

This emergency initiative was the first of its kind MSF ran in the country. 

Attached more details. Also photos and a broll (web resolution): https://www.dropbox.com/s/izl5z2f2fpab1b5/BROLL.mp4?dl=0

MSF has been present in Iraq since 1991. Medical teams are currently working in the governorates of Anbar, Baghdad, Diyala, Erbil, Kirkuk and Ninewa.

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