The scientific convention ends its work, with the participation of the International Council for Relief and Development and effective Yemeni participation.
The COVID-19 Scientific Convention in the Middle East and North Africa MENA region concluded its activities, which lasted for four consecutive days, May 29 – June 1, 2022 D, which is sponsored by Global Health, Gaziantep
University, the American University of Nebraska and the American University of Beirut, and with the support of a number of civil society organizations interested in issues of Public health, education, refugees and other public health and sustainable development issues. The conference is concerned with the issues of the region and migrants as well. It is held under various names and in various places as well. This is the tenth session. As for the effective Yemeni participation, it is the first, where the Clean Hands organization participated as a financial supporter and a delegation of specialists, and the International Council for Relief and Development ICRD participated as a supporter and main participant, as well as the presence of the representative of the field medical clinic in Aden Within the framework of the Pure Hands delegation, the participation was effective and professional, in which a number of important papers were presented.
The ICRD team presented two papers, the first presented by the council’s president (Dr. Dahan Alnajjar) on public health as a basic human right, in which different figures and ratios were cited that illustrate many of the peculiarities of Yemeni society, such as the disproportion between urban and rural residents, meaning the concentration of most of the population in rural areas The significant rise in the birth rate and death rate and high rates of poverty rates, as well as issues of malnutrition and the spread of famine and other indicators of public life and the need to respond to them. comparison on the ground.
The participation of the Yemeni delegation was significant and purposeful, as it addressed the shortcomings in the work of the United Nations and other international relief organizations in various programs, which give priority to implementation standards and not to standards of need. It was emphasized that Yemenis have experience in the field of civil society work, whether they are at home or abroad. And they can implement projects more effectively, and that Yemenis are currently suffering not only from the Corona virus pandemic, as there was before the war the spread of cholera, malaria, dengue fever and other epidemics that became more deadly with the increase in the rate of poverty and malnutrition and the collapse of the health and education system during the war, which entered its eighth year The international community considers the humanitarian crisis in Yemen to be the largest in the world at the present time, but the response to it is not at the same level, as the United Nations at the same time does not consider Yemen a stricken country, which would have given Yemenis, especially the displaced in several countries, the right to directly benefit from collective services Various United Nations organizations concerned with refugees and war displaced persons
The working groups and papers presented to the confention dealt with many aspects of confronting the current disaster and responding to the coming disasters from viruses and others, in which the role of civil society organizations and concerned scientific institutions plays a fundamental and effective role, especially in light of coordination among them, exchange of information, experiences, material and human resources, and fighting corruption and shortcomings in The work of relevant international organizations such…