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US, Iraq Strategic Framework Fact Sheet

U.S.A. and Republic of Iraq Strategic Framework Fact Sheet: Services, Technology, Environment, and Transportation Ambassador Stephen Beecroft (pictured) and Deputy Prime Minister Salih al-Mutlaq launched the first meeting of the Services, Technology, Environment and Transportation (STET) Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) under the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement on November 28, 2012 at the Council of Minister’s […]

Iraq Hires Indian Nurses to Plug Shortfall

By John Lee. The Times of India reports that dozens of Indian nurses have travelled to Iraq in recent days to plug a shortfall in its hospitals and healthcare facilities. Baghdad’s Medical City hospital welcomed 35 Indian nurses, while another 31 arrived to work in Diwaniya. Information on hirings in other provinces was not available. […]

European Companies to Build Iraqi Operating Theaters

By John Lee. Iraq has signed contracts worth a total of $152 million with four European companies to build medical facilities throughout the country. Sorima Hospital Development of Italy, Ermedi International of France, Viessmann Technologies GmbH of Germany, and HT Labor & Hospital Technik AG, also of Germany, will each build 19 operating theaters. Qais […]

$515m Investment Licences Granted in Baghdad

The Chairman of Baghdad Investment Commission, Shaker al-Zamili [Shaker A Shabib] (pictured), has announced that five investment licences worth $515 million have been granted: a residential complex in Ghazaliya for employees of the Office of the Financial Supervision; a residential complex in Zafaraniya; a gynecological hospital in Cairo neighbourhood; a surgical hospital in Waziriya; a […]


Cornerstone Laid for $36m Children’s Hospital in Erbil

AKnews reports that Imad Ahmed, deputy for Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s prime minister, laid the foundation stone of the $36m Hiwa Hospital for Children on Tuesday evening. The 150-bed charity hospital will be constructed on 35,000 square meters and from KRG’s budget, the KRG website reported. The hospital will cater for patients from the prenatal […]

Hill International Wins Business at Al Bayaa Teaching Hospital

Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced on Monday that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to provide design management and construction management services for the new Al Bayaa Teaching Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq. The three-year contract has an estimated value […]

Establishment of Fallujah Maternity and Children Hospital

Request for Proposal for Implementation of a Community Awareness Campaign for Establishment of Fallujah Maternity and Children Hospital in Fallujah, Iraq The Government of Japan (GoJ) within the framework of the cooperation programme with the Government of Iraq (GoI) and in its ongoing efforts aiming at assisting Anbar Governorate to reinstate its health services and […]

Iraq to Invest $2bn to Build 18 Hospitals

Iraqi health authorities have decided to build 18 hospitals throughout the country with an total budget of US$2 billion, according to a report from AKnews. Adil Mohsen, General Inspector at the Health Ministry, told AKnews that the majority of the hospitals will have at least 100 beds and will be constructed according to international standards. […]