IRCS organized health campaigns against communicable diseases in Baghdad

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IRCS has implemented several health campaigns to raise awareness of cancerous diseases , cholera , and typhoid diseases in Baghdad and other governorates . The campaigns included lectures on dieases, the ways of infection , and the prevention from them and they ( campaigns ) covered the state employees , IRCS employees and volunteers , civil community organizations , school students , and illiteracy classes . As well as to that diseases subjects that have been discussed ; the lectures also included awareness subjects about the public and personal cleanness ; these lectures attended by employees of Iraq charity society , civil community organizations , and a number of civilians ( the beneficiaries reached 50 ) .

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The are also other awareness lectures in different places like lectures on typhoid disease to persons with disabilities in Adhamiya area , lectures on the early detection of breast cancer in illiteracy classes ( the beneficiaries were 37 ) , and lectures on the risk of addiction and smoking in IRCS / Al-Sader and Al-Mada’en bureaus ( the number of beneficiaries reached 175 ) .

About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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