PRESS RELEASE 4 April 2018 Experts meet to discuss mental health in post-conflict Iraq Medical professors and mental health experts will join a panel debate on 5 April at the University of Baghdad to discuss the recent period of conflict in Iraq and how it has impacted on people’s mental health and their ability to cope with successive displacement and traumatic events. The National Consultant for Mental Health, Dr Imad Abdulrazzaq, the Head of the Scientific Council for Psychiatry at the Iraqi Medical Board, Dr Nassif Jassem al-Hemyari, Dr Mushtaq Taleb Hashem from the University of Baghdad, and Dr Joelle Vernet, Dr Geri Dyer and Melanie Vassilopoulos from Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), will be part of the panel…
04 Apr 2018
Rehabilitation, Education and Community Health (REACH) is a non-governmental, non-profit and independent Iraqi organization, conducting its activities in Diyala, Kirkuk, Erbil, Duhok, Ninevah and Sulaimaniya governorates of Iraq. REACH provides humanitarian aid to IDPs, refugees and host communities, by assisting and supporting their efforts to make a difference in their lives and developing their capacity to respond to emergencies with the support of partner agencies. Please find the Monthly Progress Report for February, 2018 attached below.
04 Apr 2018
Rehabilitation, Education and Community Health (REACH) is a non-governmental, non-profit and independent Iraqi organization, conducting its activities in Diyala, Kirkuk, Erbil, Duhok, Ninevah and Sulaimaniya governorates of Iraq. REACH provides humanitarian aid to IDPs, refugees and host communities, by assisting and supporting their efforts to make a difference in their lives and developing their capacity to respond to emergencies with the support of partner agencies. Please find the Monthly Progress Report for January, 2018 attached below.
PRESS RELEASE 3 April 2018 New Surgical Unit Opens To Treat Mosul’s War-wounded Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today opened a comprehensive post-operative care facility in East Mosul to provide services for people injured by violent or accidental trauma during the recent conflict to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group. The facility is located at the Al’Salaam and Al’Shifaa hospital complex and includes a mobile operating theatre, a 33-bed in-patient ward where people can recover from surgery, mental health services and a rehabilitation unit, which will be run in partnership with Handicap International. Heman Nagarathnam, MSF’s Iraq Head of Mission, said Mosul’s health system was severely damaged during the conflict and there was an urgent need for new…
The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) Distributes 5000 Food Parcels in Kirkuk Province: Within (Kuwait by your side campaign) and Under the direct supervision of the Civilian Crisis Management Cell of the Iraqi Prime Minister's Office. The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) distributes 5000 food parcels in Kirkuk province. Dr. Ahmed Al-Hity said that: “Within the frame work of (Kuwait by your side campaign) UIMS distributed 5000 food parcels for the returnees who come back to Kirkuk province”. He clarified that the campaign will continue for four days in Al-Hawija city and some villages such as Al-Helwa, Al-Thayla, Shemait, Al-Anadia, Al-Awn, and Ranji within Kirkuk province. He also pointed out that each…
Erbil in 1 April 2018 Experts meet to discuss mental health in post-conflict Iraq Medical professors and mental health experts will join a panel debate tomorrow in Erbil to discuss the recent period of conflict in Iraq and how it has impacted on people’s mental health and their ability to cope with successive displacement and traumatic events. Professor Dr Sirwan Kamil Ali and Assistant Professors Dr Asmaa Ghanem and Dr Banaz Adnan from Hawler Medical University, and Dr Joelle Vernet and Dr Geri Dyer from Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will be part of the panel discussion and will take questions from an audience of medical students, non-government organisations and government officials. The Kurdistan Regional Government Minister of…
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