Archive | Healthcare

Iraq Business News brings you the latest news on developments and opportunities for the healthcare in Iraq.

New Primary Health Care Centre opens in Kawergosk

Opening of new primary health care centre in Kawergosk to support the local and refugee communities UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the General Directorate of Health (DoH) of the Kurdistan Regional Government inaugurated the new Primary Health Care Centre (PHCC) in Kawergosk sub-district in Erbil governorate, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The new Kawergosk […]

AirSada Medevac: Keeping your People Safe in Iraq

Advertising Feature As every Oil & Gas executive knows, your people are your most valuable asset. Being a success means employing the best staff, and the best staff will always go where they are valued and looked after. That just one reason why AirSada's medevac services are essential to your operations in Iraq. Working in […]

Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar

Japan and UNOPS Enhanced Access to Primary Health Services in Anbar Governorate With the continued support from the Government of Japan, UNOPS handed over Al Adel Primary Health Center in Anbar, along with other six primary health centers in Al Ramadi, which were rehabilitated under the "Restoration of Access to Urgent Primary Health Services in […]

AirSada wins Medevac Contract with Hyundai in Basra

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a second contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services, this time to South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Construction in Iraq. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance and medical treatment services. It was signed by Mr Tolga Urcu, […]

Health Facilities Reopened after Destruction by ISIL

Health facilities in Al-Karma officially reopen after destruction by ISIL Two newly-rehabilitated health facilities - the External Consultancy Clinic and Al-Sijr Public Health Centre were officially reopened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Government of Australia and Anbar Governorate. When ISIL captured Al-Karma, the health facilities across the region suffered extensive damages. Equipment was […]

WFP Iraq Country Brief

WFP Iraq Country Brief, March 2022 In Numbers 710,492 people assisted in March 2022 US$ 2.25 million distributed in March 2022 through cash-based transfers 1,686 mt of in-kind assistance distributed US$ 39.4 million six months net funding requirements (April - September 2022) Operational Updates In March, WFP provided cash and food assistance to 182,152 internally […]

WHO marks 5 Yrs of Strategic Partnership with USAID in Iraq

WHO marks five years of strategic partnership with USAID in Iraq The World Health Organization (WHO) marks the five-year milestone of its strategic partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the provision of life-saving and essential healthcare services to vulnerable populations in Iraq. Over the past five years, USAID has […]

UNICEF Iraq gets $26m from Germany for COVID Response

UNICEF receives US$26 Million from the Government of Germany to support the provision of basic services and the COVID-19 response in Iraq The funding will allow 1 million children and adolescents to have continued access to learning through a combination of approaches such as blended learning and 50,000 vulnerable people to receive critical child protection […]

5K Run to help Iraq's most Vulnerable Children

From Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra). Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Global 5K run aims to help Iraq's most vulnerable children Liz McRae is the Executive Director of the Iraqi Children Foundation and in this interview, Hussein Al-alak speaks with Liz McRae about the work of the ICF, along with finding out more about […]

AirSada wins Medevac Contract with JGC in Iraq

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services to Japan's JGC Corporation in Iraq. JGC is the main contractor for the major upgrading project at South Refineries Company's (SRC) Basra refinery. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance […]