Iraq Crisis – Emergency Healthcare – Doctors of the World Canada 2017-2019

Reporting Organization:Doctors of the World - Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 8,000,000
Timeframe: May 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019
Status: Completion
Contact Information: Martine Bernier
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Doctors of the World - Canada

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Iraq - $ 8,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Humanitarian Response (100 %)

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The humanitarian situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. The violence between armed groups and government forces has displaced over 3 million people from their homes. The capacity of the Government to respond to the basic needs of its citizens has been overwhelmed. While Daesh has lost considerable territory in 2016, it is expected that humanitarian needs will remain significant in the coming years. More people will be displaced by the conflict, while many will remain displaced in camps and host communities. However, there will also be growing numbers of people returning to areas no longer under the control of Daesh who will also need assistance to help restart their lives. With GAC’s support, the project is providing up to 61,000 conflict-affected people per year with comprehensive primary healthcare, including sexual and reproductive health care, mental health care, health promotion, essential medication, and emergency referral systems through static and mobile clinics. The project is also building capacity of national health actors to provide health services to Iraqis in a time of crisis though training and coaching for medical and paramedical staff, the provision of medical inputs, and the monitoring of and provision of feedback on national partners’ activities.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Newborns Older adults, women Older adults, men
Descriptors: Internally displaced people (IDP)
Total Direct Population: 215,117
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Basic package of health services provided
Health and Hygiene Education program for awareness-raising on hygienic practices, MHPSS, SRH and GBV organized
Non-cost essential drugs and medical consumables provided
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

Ultimate outcome :
– Reduced mortality and morbidity of vulnerable population in conflict affected areas in Iraq

Intermediate outcome :
– Improved access and quality healthcare for conflict affected populations in Kirkuk, Duhok and Ninewa Governorates – Iraq

Immediate outcomes :
– Increased access to integrated quality PHC services – including SRH, MHPSS and referral system – for vulnerable population in conflict affected areas in Iraq
– Strengthened local capacities and restoration of the health system (authorities/NGOs) to face potential health-related crisis and to ensure the sustainability of the response

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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