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Renovation of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Erbil

WHO gives fresh momentum to secondary health care services in Kurdistan Iraq The World Health Organization (WHO) in Iraq, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, has just completed the renovation and expansion of a neonatal intensive care unit in the maternity teaching hospital in Erbil. The unit can […]

Renovation of Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah

Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah completes the second phase of its renovation and expansion project The World Health Organization (WHO), in coordination with the Sulaymaniyah Directorate of Health, inaugurated the Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq after the completion of the second phase […]

Baharka Hospital in Erbil officially opened

On 24 October 22, the Baharka Hospital was inaugurated in Erbil in the north of Iraq by representatives of the Kurdish Regional Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and German representatives - including KfW Development Bank. The opening of the hospital will create further urgently needed capacity for the care of patients with airborne […]

Construction Starts at $94m Shatra Hospital

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi [Hamed Al Gazi] has laid the foundation stone for a 200-bed general hospital in Shatra City, in Dhi Qar province. The hospital will serve the inhabitants of Shatra and the surrounding areas. UK-based Protechnique will complete the project within 36 months, […]

Iraq's Health System: Another Sign of a Dilapidated State

By Massaab Al-Aloosy, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Entrenched corruption in Iraq's health system is costing people their lives. Click here to read the full article.

Nassiriyah Hospital Fire: Arrest Warrants Issued

By John Lee. Authorities in Iraq are facing accusations of negligence following the fire at the al-Hussein coronavirus hospital in Nassiriyah on Monday. Estimates of the death toll range from 60 to over 100, with more than 100 people injured. The fire is believed to have started when sparks from faulty wiring caused an oxygen […]

New COVID-19 Isolation Unit at Soran Hospital

Ministry of Health Kurdistan, UNFPA open COVID-19 isolation unit at Soran maternity hospital The Ministry of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government through the Directorate of Health in Erbil, with support from UNFPA opened a COVID-19 isolation unit at the Soran Maternity hospital in Erbil on 3 February 2021. The isolation unit has the capacity […]

Al-Kadhemi opens new Medical Center in Najaf

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi has opened the new Al-Shifa Medical Center 13 at Al-Kindi Hospital in Najaf. The new facility is built on an area of two thousand square meters, with capacity of 120 beds, including 48 beds for intensive care. It has beds for dialysis and an integrated oxygen system, […]

Iraqi Cabinet Approves Loans from Saudi Arabia

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, at which it agreed to: Authorise the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to coordinate with the Ministry of Youth and Sports on the implementation of the National Project for Youth Employment Approve the financial […]