11 December 2014 –Through the generous support of Saudi Arabia, WHO and the World Food Programme have been able to deliver eight mobile medical clinics to Erbil. The vehicles have been purpose built to address the health needs of displaced populations residing in places with limited access to health care services – in camps, informal settlements and urban areas across the country. Ongoing insecurity in Iraq continues to uproot families from their homes and the swell in population, especially in the Kurdistan region, has placed significant strain on the health system.
Call for research proposals: Research in Priority Areas of Public Health 2014–2015
Deadline 31 December 2014
Joint EMRO/TDR small grants scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty
Deadline 15 January 2015