UNFPA deploys support for women, girls amid mass flight from Iraq’s Sinjar - 08 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the security situation in northern Iraq deteriorates, the humanitarian needs of women and youth are multiplying. UNFPA estimates 380,000 pregnant women are currently displaced or at risk. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Iraq/Syria: MSF Responding To Flood of Displaced From Sinjar
In response to violence in Sinjar, thousands of exhausted people are fleeing to the relative safety of the northern border between Syria and Iraq. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - August 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Iraq/Syria: MSF Responding To Flood of Displaced From Sinjar
In the eleven days after militants from the Islamic State (IS) group stormed the district of Sinjar in Iraq’s Ninewa governorate, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people has been flowing into Syria. They are heading to the relative safety of the northern border between Syria and Iraq. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - August 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

UNFPA deploys support for women, girls amid mass flight from Iraq’s Sinjar - 08 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the security situation in northern Iraq deteriorates, the humanitarian needs of women and youth are multiplying. UNFPA estimates 380,000 pregnant women are currently displaced or at risk. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Amid Iraq’s Chaos, a New Polio Vaccination Campaign
Unicef and the World Health Organization said they would seek to vaccinate four million children, but it was unclear whether Islamist militants would agree. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By RICK GLADSTONE Tags: Poliomyelitis United Nations Children's Fund Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) World Health Organization Source Type: news

Amid Iraq’s Political Chaos, a New Polio Vaccination Campaign Faces Challenges
Unicef and the World Health Organization said they would seek to vaccinate four million children, but it was unclear whether Islamist militants would agree. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 11, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By RICK GLADSTONE Tags: Poliomyelitis United Nations Children's Fund Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) World Health Organization Source Type: news

Amid Iraq’s Political Chaos, a New Polio Vaccination Campaign Faces Challenges
Unicef and the World Health Organization said they would seek to vaccinate four million children, but it was unclear whether Islamist militants would agree. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By RICK GLADSTONE Tags: Poliomyelitis United Nations Children's Fund Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) World Health Organization Source Type: news

UNFPA deploys support for women, girls amid mass flight from Iraq’s Sinjar - 08 August 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the security situation in northern Iraq deteriorates, the humanitarian needs of women and youth are multiplying. UNFPA estimates 380,000 pregnant women are currently displaced or at risk. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Museum Finds Misplaced 6,500-Year-Old Human Skeleton in the Cellar
An archaeology museum in Philadelphia said Tuesday it found a 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement. Yes. Its own basement. Researchers at the Penn Museum, which is associated with the University of Pennsylvania, said they found documentation for the human skeleton while digitizing old records. The remains are extremely rare and date to 4,500 BCE. They were unearthed by archaeologists around 1930 during an excavation of the ancient city of Ur in modern day Iraq beneath the city’s cemetery, itself dating back to 2,500 BCE, Reuters reports. The skeleton, which scientists have named Noah, is roughly 2,000 ye...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - August 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denver Nicks Tags: Uncategorized Archaeology Iraq Museum Philadelphia skeleton Ur Source Type: news

A review of the first 10 years of critical care aeromedical transport during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: the importance of evacuation timing - Ingalls N, Zonies D, Bailey JA, Martin KD, Iddins BO, Carlton PK, Hanseman D, Branson R, Dorlac W, Johannigman J.
IMPORTANCE: Advances in the care of the injured patient are perhaps the only benefit of military conflict. One of the unique aspects of the military medical care system that emerged during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom has been the... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Deliberate self-harm and suicidal ideation among male Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans seeking treatment for PTSD - Kimbrel NA, Johnson ME, Clancy C, Hertzberg M, Collie C, Van Voorhees EE, Dennis MF, Calhoun PS, Beckham JC.
The objectives of the present research were to examine the prevalence of deliberate self-harm (DSH) among 214 U.S. male Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans seeking treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to evaluate the relationship between DSH an... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Red Cross Around the World
[Slideshow] Responding to the Ebola Outbreaks in Western Africa The American Red Cross, along with the global Red Cross network, is helping amplify efforts and strengthen capacity of the Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia Red Crosses as a devastating outbreak of Ebola wreaks havoc on the region. Since March 2014, some 1,200 cases have been reported and more than 670 deaths have been linked to the virus, making it the deadliest outbreak of Ebola in recorded history. Helping Victims in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza As the security situation in the Occupied Palestine Territories and Israel continues to deteriorate, Red Cross...
Source: Red Cross Chat - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Niki Clark Tags: International ebola gaza iraq israel palestine paraguay Restoring Family Links Source Type: news

Iraq Hospitals Destroyed by Air Strikes
Intense shelling and aerial assaults in northern and central Iraq have struck hospitals and other medical facilities, depriving civilians of much-needed medical care Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Iraq Hospitals Destroyed by Air Strikes
Intense shelling and aerial assaults in northern and central Iraq have struck hospitals and other medical facilities, depriving civilians of much-needed medical care. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

World Briefing: U.N. Warns of Polio Risk in War Zones
The United Nations expressed concern about the possible spread of polio in the war-ravaged countries of Syria and Iraq and beyond on Tuesday. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By RICK GLADSTONE Tags: Poliomyelitis United Nations Syria Iraq Vaccination and Immunization World Health Organization Source Type: news

Polio still threatens Middle East after Syria, Iraq cases: U.N.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Thirty-six children in Syria and two in Iraq have been paralyzed by polio since October, and the risk of the virus spreading further in the Middle East remains high, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Iraq: Greatest Medical Needs In Hardest Areas to Reach
Due to the resurgence of violence in Iraq and the ongoing fighting between armed groups and the Iraqi army, hundreds of thousands of people have fled the cities of Mosul, Fallujah and Tikrit in the past month. Most have fled to Iraqi Kurdistan, Al Tameem governorate, or other cities considered relatively safe. Some civilians, however, remain trapped amidst heavy fighting. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Community violence and mental health among Iraqi women, a population-based study - Al-Nuaimi MA.
BACKGROUND: The recent events in Iraq following the 2003 war render Iraq as a country with a high level of all types of violence. Exposure to violence, as a witness or a victim, is related to a number of longer term emotional, behavioral and social problem... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Smiles and Nightmares: A Psychologist Works with Syrian Refguees in Iraq
In March, clinical psychologist Charlotte Yence returned from a five-month mission with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Iraq, where MSF has worked in Syrian refugee camps since 2013. She set up mental health care programmes in the Kawargosk, Qushtapa, and Darashakran camps, and here she tells us about some of her encounters: (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Phil Zabriskie Source Type: news

Women, Girls Face Escalating Risk of Violence, Exploitation during Iraq Crisis, Warns UNFPA - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – With nearly one million people currently displaced throughout North and Western Iraq, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warns that about 250,000 women and girls, including nearly 60,000 pregnant women, are in need of urgent care. While an estimated 225 women will give birth every day, approximately 1,000 pregnant women each month will encounter life-threatening complications. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq - 30 June 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60,000 pregnant women – in need of urgent care. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news