Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.  Harikar believes in human rights, the right of every person to reach his potential without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, social segment and ethnicity. We strive to achieve the social justice especially among the marginalized vulnerable groups. It also works towards elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promotes their capacity to fully participate in the community development.  In…
Sunday 3 December, 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will officially open the Baghdad Medical Rehabilitation Centre (BMRC) on Wednesday 6 December. The medical structure provides comprehensive rehabilitation treatment - including medical and nursing care, early physiotherapy and mental health support - to Iraqi victims of violence. Over the past few decades, violence has spread all over Iraq and a growing number of war-wounded and victims of bombings cannot afford the specific rehabilitation care they need and deserve to fully recover from their injuries. “It is a unique and free of charge facility that aims to improve the post-surgical recovery process of the patient. It provides a combination of physiological and psychological support to help reduce or…
The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) begins to run and manage a Mobile Medical Clinic (MMC) in Al-Anbar Governorate. Under the direct supervision of the Civilian Crisis Management Cell of the Iraqi Prime Minister's Office, with the financial contribution by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Environment - Al-Anbar Health Directorate. The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) runs and manages a Mobile Medical Clinic (MMC) to provide primary health care (PHC) to Syrian refugees and the host community in Falluja, Khalidiya, Ramadi districts and Al-Anbar Governorate.
When the children got fevers we tried to cool them down with wet towels and mostly we stayed at home Amran was the first patient admitted to the intensive care unit in MSF´s Al Khansaa hospital, in east Mosul. He was born in another hospital in Mosul and started experiencing respiratory complications. When the family arrived to Al Khansaa, they were admitted in the emergency room. Amran was diagnosed with a severe congenital malformation. His trachea and oesophagus were joined, which meant when he was fed, liquid entered his respiratory system. He needed surgical treatment. His father, Raad, tells his son´s story. My name is Raad and I’m 28 years old. My wife Fatima is 25. Amran is 17 days…
Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.  Harikar believes in human rights, the right of every person to reach his potential without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, social segment and ethnicity. We strive to achieve the social justice especially among the marginalized vulnerable groups. It also works towards elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promotes their capacity to fully participate in the community development.  In…
Statement of the Iraqi Women Network: From Peace at Home to Peace in Iraq As we approach the annual celebration of the international campaign of the 16-day on violence against women, starting from 25th of November to 10th December, which coincides with the victories of our valiant forces against ISIS gangs of darkness and backwardness, we, as Iraqi women face a new challenge to our human rights, and as citizens we must extract the roots of terrorism and extremism that fuel violence and gender-based discrimination, we must participate in the movement towards stability and security, and the building of a state of equal citizenship and social justice through reforming the political process towards the elimination of sectarian, factional quotas and corruption,…
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