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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: WHE Team Lead, WHO – World Health Organization National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Data Collection Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Protection Officer – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq WASH Technical Specialist, Save the Children FTR/ACE (Family Tracing and Reunification), Save […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Local Security Assistant, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Call Centre Operator, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Education Specialist, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) (Source: UN)

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Investments in Health can contribute to Peace Dividends

In the lead-up to the Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls on the international community to further invest in Iraq’s devastated health sector. In Anbar, Ninewa, Salah Al Din, and Kirkuk, 14 hospitals and more than 170 health facilities were damaged or destroyed in the three-year conflict. Water […]

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Mobile Health Teams reach People in Newly Liberated Areas

For more than 3 years, the people of Hawiija [Hawijah] district in Kirkuk governorate, were cut off from lifesaving health care and immunization services, leaving many children susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases. “For years, I worried that my children may contract polio and measles or die,” said Hadija, a 32-year-old mother of 3. In September 2017, […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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