Iraq allocates additional resources for Labs, Medicines

By John Lee.

The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.

It received a briefing from the Minister of Health on the latest Covid-19 related developments and on the ongoing national efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.

Following discussions, the Cabinet agreed to:

  • Authorise the Ministry of Health to sign special agreements with the manufacturers of the Coronavirus vaccines
  • Allocate 100 million US dollars to fund the purchase of laboratories, medicines (other than vaccines) and supplies related to Covid-19

(Source: Govt of Iraq)

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