IFIA informs inventors that due to the spread of Coronavirus, we do not recommend participating in any inventions events.
As an organization in association with invention and innovation, IFIA has always been concerned about the wellness of everyone around the world. And recently, COVID-19 has been threatening the life of human beings around the globe. So, everyone has to try to increase alertness about this virus. The virus that has affected many countries, and we will all, united and faithful, attempt to eradicate this threat, by observing health issues.
Accordingly, as our social responsibility, it is IFIA’s duty to raise awareness about the COVID-19 outbreak. So, here is the latest information available, published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
COVID-19 is still affecting most people in China with some outbreaks in other countries. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:
1-Wash your hands frequently
2-Maintain social distancing
3Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
4-Practice respiratory hygiene
5-If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care
6-Stay informed and follow the advice given by your healthcare provider
As you know, there continues to be considerable attention and concern around the rapidly evolving world health challenge related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As always, the health and well-being of our members and inventors is our top priority, and the IFIA team is doing all that it can to be as prepared as possible to address the situation.
Specifically, we have carefully reviewed the CDC’s policies and best practices regarding COVID-19, and we have incorporated the CDC’s recommendations into our operations, some of which we would like to share with you.
1. Do not participate in any national and international innovation events until our further notice.
2. Try to track the development of your invention through online platforms.
3. Please follow the WHO guidelines