Thursday, 26 March 2020 14:50

Free Aleppo University Trains Volunteers to Launch Awareness Raising Campaign in IDP Camps in Syria’s NW

As part of the precautionary measures and plans to confront the coronavirus pandemic the Syrian Opposition Coalition is carrying out in partnership with the Syrian Interim Government and other executive arms, the Faculty of Human Medicine at the Free University of Aleppo on Thursday held a training course for its students on ways to prevent the spread of the virus in northwestern Syria.

The training course, which was attended by Coordinator of the SOC’s Office in Syria, Ahmad Al-Shehadi, was supervised by the dean of the faculty of medicine, Jawad Abu Hatab, and a number of doctors. Extra precautions were taken to ensure the safety of participants.

The course aims to prepare a team of students of the fourth, fifth and sixth year to carry out an awareness raising campaign about the danger of an outbreak of the coronavirus in the IDP camps and the rest of the liberated areas. It also aims to carry out field and statistical researches on the living conditions of civilians and study their ability to take the necessary preventive measures.

The Assistance Coordination Unit, provincial councils, medical organizations, the Free Police Force and the Syrian National Army are preparing to participate in the campaign. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)

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