Humanitarian Health Action

WHO Grade 3 emergency

Iraq: Special health situation report from Mosul

Medical supplies donated by WHO to Erbil, Sulymania and Duhok Directorates of Health
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Medical supplies donated by WHO to Erbil, Sulymania and Duhok Directorates of Health

22 April 2017 -- WHO has supported the health directorates in Erbil, Duhok and Silymania by providing intravenous fluids sufficient for 100 000 people. The Federal Ministry of Health has opened a fully equipped third hospital in Hamam al'Alil (including a maternity unit by UNFPA) managed by ASPEN Medical. More than 16 800 consultations (25% of them children under 5 years) has been managed through the primary health care facilities and WHO supported mobile clinics.

WHO Grade 3 emergency

Iraq: Fifteen ambulances airlifted into Iraq to serve trauma needs in Mosul

Fifteen ambulances airlifted into Iraq to serve trauma needs in Mosul

20 March 2017, Erbil, Iraq –The World Health Organization with logistic support from the World Food Programme, airlifted 15 fully equipped ambulances to Iraq in order to strengthen the response to the increasing trauma and medical related emergencies in west Mosul. These ambulances will enhance trauma care at the frontlines and ensure timely referral to field hospitals.

Health in Iraq