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An open letter to the WHO: "The disastrous situation in Iran due to the current corona pandemic”

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The corona pandemic is currently keeping the entire world in suspense. Iran is one of the most affected countries by far. In total, there are currently 71,686 confirmed cases and 4,474 deaths (April 12, 2020 official statistics of the Iranian Ministry of healthcare). These are only the official statistics. The other unofficial statistics of cases are certainly higher due to a lack of transparency.

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The catastrophic management and lack of competence of those responsible in Iran led to the rapid spread of the new Corona Virus / Covid-19 throughout the country. Instead of educating the population, efforts are still being made to cover up the true extent of the crisis. Instead of suggesting solutions, there are crude conspiracy theories being spread. The global significance of the current pandemic is ignored.

Even before the crisis, the healthcare system was in a desolate state due to wrong healthcare policies. Many hospitals are currently unable to treat their patients properly and professionally. The simplest equipment is often lacking. The medical staff are doing their best at the Frontline with limited resources to help people. The lack of protective equipment means that doctors and nurses risk and sacrifice their lives every day.

We as physicians' associations from Germany, therefore ask the world community to provide urgently needed medical aid for Iran through all international possibilities. The distribution and management of deliveries on site must be carried out directly and transparently by aid organizations before aid supplies in Iran are misused or sold on the black market(illegal market).

This crisis can no longer be overcome by Iran alone. We therefore urge you to act NOW and save lives in Iran.

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  • on 26 Apr 2020

    Help to provide medical support to Iran despite of sanctions

  • on 16 Apr 2020

    The Iranian government doesn't distribute Humanitarian Aids to the nation and sale the majority of them in the black market or send them to terrorist groups.

  • on 14 Apr 2020

    Because the health of the people here in Iran has become the main issue we all are really worried about. and these days, drugs and other necessary primary health care supplies are needed much more than ever as the result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The lack of facilities is making the situation worse so that the treatment staff has to struggle hard to treat the patients and save their lives. whereas some of the people do not have the opportunity to take medicine because of the limited amount of cure stuff existence.

  • Luna Arous Hamburg

    on 14 Apr 2020

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