Today, a German delegation visited the headquarters of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Administration in northern and eastern Syria, in order to get acquainted with the health reality in the region, and the difficulties it faces, especially in light of the spread of the Corona epidemic.
The delegation was received by the co-chairman of the Executive Council in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, Berivan Khaled and Abdel Hamid Al-Mahbash, their deputy, Hassan Koujar, and representatives of the Health Committee, Dr. Jiwan Fadel and Dr. Ilham Hajj Muhammad.
The two sides touched on the reality of the health sector in northeastern Syria, especially in light of the spike of the Corona pandemic, and the difficulties that fall on the shoulders of the administration.
Regarding the goal of visiting northeastern Syria, the doctor in the German emergency department, Becker spoke to our agency ANHA, saying: “I am a doctor in the field of internal medicine and a medical laboratory for the emergency department. We came here to transport relief supplies, especially for the prevention of the Corona virus.
He added: “One of the main duties of the medical education teams is to conduct field tours in an area for two days, such as our visit today to the Rojava areas to assess the actual situation to obtain a system that is missing with the urgent need for what is required.
He continued, “We are doing these tours to get acquainted with what is going on and assess the situation. This tour is as a kind of necessary duty to help this region. There are many American and German doctors who want to support this region, but they do not know what the requirements are.”
He explained, “We would like to convey the reality of the region. We saw that there are many hospitals in need of medical staff and medicines . There is a shortage of staff and medical equipment.
He concluded his speech, “We have written the proposals and the lack of needs to present them to the outside world to help this region according to the appropriate evaluation that we saw.”