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Commemorate the International Day for Thalassemia Patients

Commemorate the International Day for Thalassemia Patients

On the occasion of the International Day for thalassemia patients in the 8th of May, Thalassemia Association in Duhok had started their activities, the Director -General of Duhok Health Dr. Nezar Ismat underlined on building a new center for the Association because of the increasing patients’ numbers with the narrowing of the center.

Forty Psychologist Doctors Meeting To Discuss The Conditions of Dumez Refugee Camp

Forty Psychologist Doctors Meeting To Discuss The Conditions of Dumez Refugee Camp

The Iraqi Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in the Kurdistan Region and the World Health Organization held a workshop to develop the Mental Health for four days.

Cholera Response and Prevention Activities

Cholera Response and Prevention Activities

 

Directorate General of Health –Duhok

In response to the news of cholera cases in Kirkuk and Suleimanyiah Governorate, DGOH-Duhok take the following action:

Duhok Health meet with Diakonia Swedish Organization In Kurdistan Region

Duhok Health meet with Diakonia Swedish Organization In Kurdistan Region

Directorate General of Healthin Dahuk, in the presence of Dr. Nizar Esmat Director General of Health Held a meeting with  a delegation of Diakonia Swedish government  represented by (Mr. Hassan Mohammed Berwari) Director of Diakonia office  and Mr. (Stephane Inkalpon) Consultant  of the Organization and Mr.

“Mesopotamia Health Days” Conference Diyarbakir, Turkey - 22-24/10/2009

“Mesopotamia Health Days” Conference  Diyarbakir, Turkey - 22-24/10/2009

The story began with a group of Kurdish physicians in diaspora (especially from Germany) and Diyarbakir Chamber of Physicians, who conducted an exploratory visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region in 2008 aiming to find channels of cooperation, coordination and mutual collaboration between the doctors from different parts of Kurdistan.

10 Facts about Cancer

10 Facts about Cancer

10 Facts about Cancer -WHO: For more information, please download the attachments.

Anthrax Cases in Humans and Animals – Akre district, Duhok

Anthrax Cases in Humans and Animals – Akre district, Duhok

Report No. 1


From: Dr. Abdullah Saeed Abdullah
Director General of Health; Duhok

Gene therapy may restore hearing

The ear gradually loses hair cells. Gene therapy has the potential to restore hearing in mice, offering hope for humans too, US scientists suggest.

Social factors key to ill health

Social factors key to ill health
Social factors - rather than genetics - are to blame for huge variations in ill health and life expectancy around the world, a report concludes.