Tag Archives | World Health Organization (WHO)

US gives $2.5m for Syrian Refugees in Iraq

The World Health Organization (WHO) extends its gratitude to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (BPRM) for the generous contribution of US$ 2.5 million to increase the health security and resilience of Syrian refugees living in Iraq. In 2018, Iraq continued to host Syrian refugees. It is estimated that about […]

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WHO provides Urgent Support for Victims of Flooding

The World Health Organization (WHO) has conducted an urgent needs-assessment mission to Qayyarah’s Jadaa internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Ninewa governorate to assess the health situation of the population affected by the heavy rain which caused flash flooding in a number of IDP camps in the governorate. Tens of thousands of families have lost […]

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Water Contamination caused Death of Fish in S. Iraq

WHO and Ministry of Health investigate the massive death of fish in southern governorates of Iraq Laboratory tests conducted on water samples in the reference lab in Amman, Jordan on the cause of death of freshwater fish in the Euphrates River in Iraq have revealed the contamination of water with high content of coliforms, heavy […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Mechanical Technician/Operator, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) National Consultant – Mosul Dam, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme EA$E Technical Manager, International Medical Corps MHPSS Technical Specialist, International Medical Corps Roving Logistics Manager, International Medical Corps Security […]

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EU provides Healthcare for Vulnerable Communities

The European Commission for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) has provided an additional € 4.5 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to maintain health security and resilience for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities in conflict-affected governorates of Iraq. This comes on top of the €29.2 million already contributed by the commission since 2015. […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Epidemiologist, WHO – World Health Organization Senior Programme Officer, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Programme Analyst, Gender/GBV, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Deputy Representative, UNFPA – United Nations […]

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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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