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News Iraq » Health: Doctors forge bond after work in Iraq

News channel or source: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/bismarck/doctors-forge-bond-after-work-in-iraq/article_b7f61137-ae7f-5e09-b085-91066fecb7d0.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Firas, who left Iraq in 2007, recently finished a series of tests to become a licensed physician in the United States and is applying for a medical residency program through the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, which ...

News Iraq » Health: The War on ISIS Is Over. But in Syria, the War for Survival Has Just Begun

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/.premium-the-war-on-isis-is-over-now-the-war-of-survival-begins-1.5845464
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Some seven months have passed since Iraq declared victory over ISIS in Mosul ... The UN reports that some 80 percent of the health services in the Ninveh district and Mosul are inoperative, many medicines are unavailable and neither are doctors or nurses ...

News Iraq » Health: ISIS claims attack on Shiite militia in Iraq; 27 dead

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/isis-claims-attack-on-shiite-militia-in-iraq-27-dead/ar-BBJlLxV
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It was the deadliest attack against Iraq's Shiite-led Popular Mobilization Units since ... according to the Iraqi Ministry of Health. In addition to those killed, about 100 people were wounded when two bombers detonated suicide vests at a square in the ...

News Iraq » Health: How Will Iraq Contain Iran's Proxies?

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/the-man-who-could-help-rebuild-iraq/553799/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Iraq’s U.S.-trained armed forces had collapsed ... Gordon has worked dozens of odd jobs throughout her life—as a house cleaner, a home health aide, a telemarketer, a librarian, a fundraiser—but at many times in her life, she didn’t have a steady ...

News Iraq » Health: The Burn Pit Vets Have Won a Victory, But to What End?

News channel or source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-burn-pit-vets-have-won-a-victory-but-to-what-end/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

There was a small break last month, however, when the Department of Labor Workers’ Compensation Program ruled that a female contractor stationed at Mosul Air Force Base in Iraq during the war qualified for health benefits due to her deployment-related ...

News Iraq » Health: Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/devastated-iraq-seeks-90-billion-reconstruction-111517255.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

"Violence may have subsided in Iraq, but it has upended the lives of millions across the country, leaving one in four children in poverty and pushing families to extreme measures to survive," they said in a joint statement. The World Health Organization ...

News Iraq » Health: Mental health ministry: Calvary Lutheran in Mount Airy offers training, Feb. 24

News channel or source: http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/local/cc-mental-health-firstaid-20180222-story.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

It’s this sort of program that drew Alderdice to Calvary, not simply because he is sympathetic to those dealing with mental health issues, but because he has wrestled with his own. “I am actually a three-time Iraq veteran — I did three combat tours ...

News Iraq » Health: After ISIS, Iraq needs $88.2 billion to rebuild

News channel or source: http://www.ktvz.com/news/national-world/after-isis-iraq-needs-882-billion-to-rebuild/701084075
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Iraq declared victory over ISIS in December 2017 ... Some 3,000 bodies, mostly civilians, were recovered in Mosul after its liberation, said Laith Hababah, director of health for the province. "It is very difficult to determine the exact numbers of ...

News Iraq » Health: Iraq’s “Liberation Day”

News channel or source: https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/15/iraqs-liberation-day/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

According to a Boston Globe article, the combination of the 1991 war and a decade of UN sanctions has transformed Iraq from a relatively prosperous Middle Eastern country – where a chief health concern had been childhood obesity – into a Third World ...

News Iraq » Health: Families in Iraq with Alleged ISIS Ties Denied Aid

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/15/families-iraq-alleged-isis-ties-denied-aid
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Yesterday in Kuwait, international donors pledged US$30 billion to help rebuild Iraq. But it’s unclear whether any of ... including to food and health, without discrimination. Punishing individuals because of the actions of others amounts to unlawful ...