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Iraq: One-Year Polio Free

On 7th April, Iraq has gone one year since wild poliovirus paralyzed a 34 month old girl on the outskirts of Baghdad. The young girl, as well as a 7-month old boy who was the first polio case in Iraq, were both systematically missed by both routine immunization and outreach campaigns and contracted wild poliovirus […]

Baroness Nicholson meets with Iraqi PM

Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne, UK Trade Envoy for Iraq and Iraq Britain Business Council’s (IBBC) Chairman, met Iraq’s new Prime Minister, Mr Haider al-Abadi, for wide-ranging talks during his visit to London this week. Mr al-Abadi was attending the Lancaster House coalition conference on the situation with Da’esh (Islamic State) but was keen to […]

Interview: Helping the People of Iraq

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Readers of Iraq Business News will already know Baroness (Emma) Nicholson of Winterbourne (pictured) as the UK’s Trade Envoy to Iraq, and as Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). We met with her recently to discuss the work of her charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, which is facing new […]

Urgent Appeal to Help Refugees

British Charity Makes Urgent Appeal to Help Refugees Fleeing Islamic State A British-run charity has launched an emergency appeal to help the many hundreds of thousands of people forced from their homes by the Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq. The AMAR International Charitable Foundation is one of the only organisations offering help to families […]

AMAR Fights Polio Outbreak in Iraq

AMAR is working alongside Iraq’s Ministry of Health to help fight an outbreak of polio – the first in 14 years — helping the Ministry step up its vaccination campaign to prevent the disease from spreading. On March 30th, officials from the World Health Organisation confirmed a 6 year old boy in Baghdad had contracted […]

AMAR Ramadan Box Appeal

As Ramadan approaches, we draw your attention to the AMAR International Charitable Foundation’s 2013 Ramadan Box Appeal (advertised on this website). The Appeal will provide less fortunate Iraqi and Lebanese families, and refugee Syrian families, with essential food items during the Holy Month of Ramadan. AMAR’s wide network of Women Health Volunteers will be deployed […]