Tag Archives | World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO Assistance for Earthquake Patients

WHO delivers urgent health assistance for earthquake trauma patients In response to the recent earthquake in the border region between Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s office in Iraq has deployed a medical team supported with 3 ambulances, 4 tents and emergency lifesaving supplies to Sulaymaniyah governorate in northern Iraq. […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Communication/Public Information Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) National Humanitarian Affairs Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Nurse, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Political Affairs Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Chief, Human Rights Component, […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Child Protection Project Manager, Baghdad, Save the Children Field Manager, Save the Children Area Manager, Baghdad/Salah Al Din (SAD), Save the Children Health Program Manager, Save the Children Field Manager, Baghdad, Save the Children Safety and Security Manager, Baghdad, Save the Children Medical […]

Investment in Healthcare is Urgently Required

Investment in healthcare is urgently required to save the lives of mothers and newborn babies in Iraq Decades of conflict and under-investment have placed a huge strain on Iraq’s healthcare system, and pregnant women and their babies are paying for it with their lives. Although progress has been made to lower maternal mortality rates, there […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Operations Support and Logistics (OSL) Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) External Relations / Communications Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Security Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Trainee – Security, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Business Support […]

New Iraqi Child and Adolescent Health Strategy (2018-2020)

Under the Patronage of Her Excellency the Minister of Health & Environment Dr Adeelah Hamoud Hussien, the Public Health Directorate (PHD) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nation Children’s’ Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched on 20 July 2017 the National Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Procurement Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) National Emergency Preparedness and Response Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Resources Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Settlements Officer, United Nations Human Settlements Programme Technical Officer, World […]

Australian Firm to Manage Field Hospital near Mosul

Australian company Aspen Medical has been contracted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide healthcare professionals and hospital management at a 48-bed field hospital south of Mosul in northern Iraq. The field hospital was established by WHO at the urgent request of the Ministry of Health in Iraq. WHO is coordinating a number of […]

Skyrocketing Food Prices, Dire Conditions in Western Mosul

The United Nations food relief agency today said it is extremely concerned about the humanitarian situation facing more than 750,000 people living in dire conditions in the western sections of Iraq’s Mosul city, where fighting is taking place between the Government forces and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) terrorists. “We are hearing […]

WHO delivers Medical Aid to newly retaken areas of Mosul

The United Nations health agency has delivered medical supplies to parts of eastern Mosul, the Iraqi city liberated from the Islamic State (ISIL), where clinics are receiving an influx of people in urgent need of medical care. The World Health Organization (WHO) said the supplies “will support treatment of patients with infectious diseases, chronic conditions, […]

Fears for 750,000 Civilians in Western Mosul

Humanitarians fear for the 750,000 civilians in western Mosul 100 days after military operations to retake Mosul started, humanitarian partners are expressing deep concern about the plight of the estimated 750,000 civilians who are currently living in the western sections of the city where fighting is expected to start in coming weeks. “We are relieved […]

National Immunization Campaigns Launched in Iraq

A national immunization days campaign has today commenced in Iraq and targets over 6 million children aged 0 to 5 years of age. Supported by the Ministry of Health, WHO and UNICEF, the door-to-door campaign is being conducted for 5 days and will include the newly liberated areas in Mosul where thousands of children have […]