“The Madad Fund”
EU Regional Trust Fund
Duhok Governorate, Kurdistan (Iraq)
TYPE OF INTERVENTION
This project is financed by the European Union (EU MADAD Trust Fund)
The project was developed in collaboration with the Duhok Directorate General of Health.
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Increase access to quality and equitable Mother and Child and Emergency health care for Syrian refugees, IDPs and affected host local populations both through direct interventions and through strengthening health systems and capacities in Duhok Governorate – Autonomous Kurdistan Region (Iraq).
The project aims to : reinforce Mother and Child Health services in selected health centers and in Maternity and Hevi Pediatric Hospitals (tertiary level and reinforce Medical emergency response in Akre Emergency Hospital (secondary level) and Emergency Trauma Hospital (tertiary level).
The three main areas of intervention include: Civil Works, Equipment and Supplies and Training and Technical Assistance. The targeted health facilities include the Maternity, Pediatric and Emergency Hospitals in Duhok, the Emergency Hospital in Akre and 72 Primary Health Care Centers.
- New surgical block, 4 operating theatres, at Akre Emergency Hospital
- New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 25 beds, at Duhok Maternity Hospital (co-financed by WHO)
- New surgical unit, 3 operating theatres, 50 beds in the medical and surgical unit, renovation of the Emergency Department and supply of an Oxygen Factory at Hevi Pediatric Teaching Hospital
- New surgical block, 3 operating theatres, at Duhok Emergency and Trauma Teaching Hospital
- Light renovation and furniture for 50 Primary Health Care Centers (in host community, IDP camps and Syrian refugee camps)
- Structured training and mentoring programs to increase the capacities of Duhok and Akre Emergency Hospitals’ staffs.
- Capacity of Duhok Maternity and Paediatric Hospitals increased by at least 20% to cope with the additional 62% increase in daily load and patient services
- Working environment of 72 main Primary Health Care Centres (59 in host communities , 10 in IDPs camps and 3 in Syrian Refugees camps) improved to provide better Mother and Child Health and Mental Health care services
- Capacity of Duhok emergency and trauma Hospital and Akre Emergency Hospital of Duhok Governorate increased by at least 30% to cope with the increase in daily work load.