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…
Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid is a leading Iraqi NGO, founded in 2004 with a goal to save lives and preserve human dignity. Mercy Hands is headquartered in Baghdad, and has four satellite offices in Babil, Karbala, Salah al-Din and Erbil Governorates. According to our 2015 - 2016 Work Strategy, Mercy Hands is currently active in the following humanitarian sectors: emergency aid, civil society and democratization, peace-building, protection, and health. For more information, please visit the Mercy Hands website: www.mercyhands.net. FULL REPORT CAN BE DOWNLOADED BELOW.
Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.  Harikar believes in human rights, the right of every person to reach his potential without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, social segment and ethnicity. We strive to achieve the social justice especially among the marginalized vulnerable groups. It also works towards elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promotes their capacity to fully participate in the community development.  In…
28 Mar 2018
The United Iraqi Medical Society For Relief and Development (UIMS) celebrates of receiving for 3 Mobile Clinic UIMS with the Embassy of Kuwait in Iraq and on the Embassy’s land and in the presence of Dr. Saleem Al- Juboori the president of the Iraqi parliament and Mr. Salim Al- Zamanan the Ambassador of Kuwait in Iraq and Mr. Mohammed Tahir Al-Tamemi the Director General of the NGOs Department and Dr. Hazim Al- Jumaili the representative of the Ministry of Health and Dr. Ahmed Al-Heeti the president of the United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development and a number of other important persons celebrated of receiving 3 Mobile Clinic as a kind donation from Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society and within…