The Department of Community Medicine at the College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University carried out an awareness and education project for infection control in the health facilities in Erbil in collaboration with Erbil Directorate of Health. The project was extended from November 2018 to June 2019 and included a series of workshops, seminars and lectures to health staff at Erbil Directorate of Health, main hospitals, researchers and faculty members. The project also included direct visits to the concerned health facilities and providing advice, instructions and help about infection control measures. Assist. Prof. Samir M. Othman, head of the Community Medicine Department and infection control specialist organized and supervised the activities of this project.