Tag Archives | AMAR International Charitable Foundation

AMAR builds new Women's Hospital in Basra

With the help of generous donors, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation has constructed and partly equipped a brand new charitable Paediatric / Maternity / Womens Hospital in Basra. The hospital will serve over 100,000 living in Shatt Al-Arab, an area near Basra under-served by existing medical services. There are more than 22,000 women in the […]

Happy New Year from all at Iraq Business News!

As we publish our first newsletter of the new year, we'd like to say a special word of thanks to all of our contributors, including our panel of Expert Bloggers, who have given us the benefit of their wisdom and observations over the past twelve months: Ahmed Mousa Jiyad Ahmed Tabaqchali (AFC Iraq Fund) Alice […]

IBBC and AMAR to hold Iraqi CSR Panel

IBBC and AMAR to hold Iraqi CSR panel with major companies on 3rd September. 'HOW COMPANIES AND COMMUNITIES CAN ALL BENEFIT FROM CSR PROGRAMMES, WITH REFERENCE TO AMAR FOUNDATION'S WORK.' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), its YEN (Young Executive Network) and AMAR Foundation, are holding an online panel to discuss CSR -- Corporate Social […]

AMAR Panel Discussion on Healthcare in Iraq

By John Lee. The AMAR International Charitable Foundation is delighted to invite you to attend an on line Zoom panel of Iraqi medical experts from the World Health Organisation, IBBC healthcare and our front-line doctor, live from the IDP camps, to discuss the current healthcare situation in Iraq and the immediate challenges in Iraq and […]

COVID-19 risks Deepening Mental Health Crisis for Yazidis

By Kate Denereaz, for AMAR International Charitable Foundation. Yazidis displaced in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. They also face a mental health crisis that the pandemic threatens to make worse. Zaid, 31, has just heard the news that a resident of Darashakran camp in Erbil has been diagnosed with COVID-19. […]

Iraqis Prepare for Another War. This Time it's Covid-19

By Dr Khalil Abdul Kareem, Manager, AMAR ICF Clinic, Khanke Camp, Iraq. Iraqis Prepare for Another War. This Time it's Covid-19 Life is so unfair. Just when you think a displaced person's world can't get any worse here in northern Iraq, along comes a virus that threatens to be the biggest disaster of all. For […]

AMAR COVID-19 Appeal

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across the world. Governments of even the wealthiest countries are struggling to cope with the scale of the Pandemic. For Iraq this is nothing short of disaster. Iraq's health care system is in almost permanent crisis, constantly on the brink of collapse. Only days ago, its Health Minister, Jafar Allawi, was […]

IBBC establishes Health Sector Table

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that it has established a Health Sector Table. This Table will be chaired by Professor David Kerr, Rhodes Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Cancer Therapeutics, and Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology at Oxford University. It is being supported by the Iraqi Minister of […]

Running to support AMAR Foundation

By John Lee. On 27th June, Hussein Al-alak and Tracy Hollowood will run the Media City 5K in Salford, UK, in aid of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation's work in Iraq. Last year, they were 'classically civilised' in fancy dress, but who will they be this year? AMAR works to ensure that vulnerable families in […]

AMAR's Fight against Religious Persecution reaches Baghdad

By Robert Cole, for the AMAR International Charitable Foundation. The AMAR-led initiative to bring to an end the horrors of religious persecution, which began with a series of high-level conferences in Windsor Castle, has now led to Baghdad. The November event, held over two days in the Iraqi capital, attracted more than 200 delegates, including senior […]

The humble Book is helping Rebuild Lives in Iraq

By Hussein Al-alak. Republished with permission. Read All About It! The humble book is helping rebuild lives in Iraq To mark World Book Day, the UK-based charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation published these photographs from their school in Basra, Iraq. Each uplifting image demonstrates how AMAR is making positive changes to the lives of […]