Report

rss

Iraq News

Kurdistan

Economy

World

All News

The Iraqi parliament to host the minister of health and environment

Category: Iraq News

Date: 2020-09-06T12:15:32+0000
The Iraqi parliament to host the minister of health and environment

Shafaq News / The Parliamentary Health and Environment Committee announced, on Sunday, that it will host the Minister of Health and Environment, Hassan Al-Tamimi, to discuss corruption files and the ministry's procedures to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iraq has registered 252,075 cases of COVID-19, including 7,359 fatalities and 191,368 recoveries, according to the Ministry of Health.

Member of the committee, Jawad Al-Moussawi, told Shafaq News agency, “The committee will host next week, Minister of Health Hassan Al-Tamimi to discuss several files, including the waste of public money, the purchase of medicines, and complaints that were submitted regarding dialysis and cancer drugs", adding, "the Parliamentary Health and Environment Committee will also discuss the ministry’s measures to confront COVID-19, as well as the tests that are being conducted. 

The Parliamentary Health Committee said yesterday, Saturday, that billions of dinars were wasted in the corridors of the Iraqi Ministry of Health due to corruption that marred the file COVID-19 tests.

Corruption in the Ministry of Health is one of the files that has not been resolved since 2003. Currently, Iraq is importing medical equipment and medicines for COVID-19, amid a financial crisis caused by the drop in oil prices.

Iraq has been among the most corrupt countries in the world for many years, according to the Transparency International Index, as rampant corruption undermined the state institutions, and contributed to the inability of successive governments to provide basic services such as electricity, water, health services, education, etc.. 


related

The Iraqi Parliament calls on Al-Kadhimi to keep his advisers away from the COVID-19 vaccine file

Date: 2020-12-03 12:45:49
The Iraqi Parliament calls on Al-Kadhimi to keep his advisers away from the COVID-19 vaccine file

COVID-19 recovery rate in Iraq nears 99%, MoH spokesperson says

Date: 2022-01-02 10:41:38
COVID-19 recovery rate in Iraq nears 99%, MoH spokesperson says

COVID-19: 131 new cases in Iraq

Date: 2022-05-10 15:45:15
COVID-19: 131 new cases in Iraq

Covid-19: more than 7000 new cases in Iraq today

Date: 2021-06-30 13:34:01
Covid-19: more than 7000 new cases in Iraq today

COVID-19: 6513 new cases and 33 fatalities in Iraq today

Date: 2021-03-25 13:40:40
COVID-19: 6513 new cases and 33 fatalities in Iraq today

COVID-19: 82 fatalities in Iraq today

Date: 2020-08-09 13:56:31
COVID-19: 82 fatalities in Iraq today

COVID-19: one mortality and 2937 new cases in Iraq

Date: 2022-07-11 15:34:17
COVID-19: one mortality and 2937 new cases in Iraq

COVID-19: 67 mortalities and 9619 new cases in Iraq today

Date: 2021-08-09 13:53:50
COVID-19: 67 mortalities and 9619 new cases in Iraq today