Tehran (IP) - Iran's Health Minister Saeed Namaki stated that fortunately, the media has been actively supporting the Ministry of Health and medical staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Iran Press/Iran News: In an exclusive interview with Iran Press News Agency about the role of media to combat COVID-19, Namaki said that from the earliest days of the coronavirus outbreak, the media worked hard to inform the public and raise their health awareness.

"The media has portrayed the efforts of the medical staff in the best possible way and encouraged them. The media has played a very important role in creating perfect scenes during the coronavirus outbreak, Iran's Health Minister said.

On the sideline of the unveiling ceremony of Defenders of Health poster, Namaki also noted that the media have an influential role in any society.

Health Minister added that despite the economic hardships, Iran is fighting the disease with concentration and unity.

He added that once again Iranians have proven to the world that despite differences, all of us stand together to combat the common enemy (virus). 

The unveiling ceremony of Defenders of Health poster at the 16th International Resistance Festival with the attendance of Minister of Health held at the Health Ministry on August 12th, 2020.


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