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

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

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 10, 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 10, 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 8, 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 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Airway Hyperactivity in Iraq and Afghanistan VetsAirway Hyperactivity in Iraq and Afghanistan Vets
Airway hyperactivity might be the most common respiratory symptom of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, a small study suggests. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News 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 8, 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 8, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 6, 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 6, 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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 3, 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 3, 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 1, 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 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and current suicidal ideation among Iraq and Afghanistan U.S. Veterans - Wisco BE, Marx BP, Holowka DW, Vasterling JJ, Han SC, Chen MS, Gradus JL, Nock MK, Rosen RC, Keane TM.
Suicide is a prevalent problem among veterans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychiatric conditions, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), are potentially important risk factors for suicide in this population, bu... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Iraq: Displaced girls, women face increasing risk of sexual violence, UN warns
An estimated 20,000 women and girls in Iraq are at an increased risk of sexual violence as a result of the mounting crisis in northern and western parts of the country, warned the United Nations today, urging immediate action to ensure their protection. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Does bullying victimization suppress IQ? The effects of bullying victimization on IQ in Iraqi and African American adolescents: a traumatology perspective - Kira IA, Lewandowski L, Ashby JS, Somers C, Chiodo L, Odenat L.
This study explored the effects of bullying victimization (BV), as a Type II traumatic stressor, on intelligence quotient (IQ), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and complex PTSD symptoms. Participants were 390 African American and Iraqi refugee adoles... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lower genitourinary trauma in modern warfare: The experience from civil violence in Iraq - Al-Azzawi IS, Koraitim MM.
BACKGROUND: Reports on genitourinary (GU) trauma during the Iraqi conflict have been limited to battlefield injuries. We sought to characterise the incidence, mechanism of injury, wounding pattern, and management of lower GU injuries sustained in civil vio... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Iraq: “There Are Severe Shortages of Drugs, and Medical Staff are Fleeing the Conflict Areas En Masse”
MSF head of mission Fabio Forgione explains the situation in Iraq, where some 500,000 people have reportedly fled violence in Mosul in recent weeks. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Iraq violence pulls in children, UN warns, as agencies scale up efforts to aid displaced
Senior United Nations officials today expressed deep concern about the humanitarian situation of the estimated one million people displaced so far this year in Iraq, particularly children, who are reportedly now being recruited and used by militias on all sides. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - June 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Iraq: “There Are Severe Shortages of Drugs, and Medical Staff are Fleeing the Conflict Areas En Masse”
Iraq: “There Are Severe Shortages of Drugs, and Medical Staff are Fleeing the Conflict Areas En Masse”MSF head of mission Fabio Forgione explains the situation in Iraq, where some 500,000 people have reportedly fled violence in Mosul in recent weeks. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Iraq: Shelling Damages MSF Clinic in Tikrit
  NEW YORK/GENEVA — Shelling in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on June 13 caused severe damage to a clinic run by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), disrupting medical care for tens of thousands of people recently displaced by conflict in Iraq, MSF said today. MSF called on all parties to the conflict to respect medical facilities and staff, and to spare the lives of civilians. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Phil Zabriskie Source Type: news

Humanitarian Minute - Dr. Myriam Ouimet in Iraq
Feature on Montreal Dr. Myriam Ouimet, on mission with Doctors Without Borders in Iraq. From: MSF Canada Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 03:14 More in Nonprofits & Activism (Source: MSF Multimedia)
Source: MSF Multimedia - June 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007#video Source Type: news

Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans with reintegration problems: differences by Veterans Affairs Healthcare user status - Sayer NA, Orazem RJ, Noorbaloochi S, Gravely A, Frazier P, Carlson KF, Schnurr PP, Oleson H.
We studied 1,292 Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans who participated in a clinical trial of expressive writing to estimate the prevalence of perceived reintegration difficulty and compare Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare users to nonusers in terms of demogr... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ocular findings in Polish Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, a review of medical examinations by The Military Medical Commission in Łodz - Pastuszka M, Goś R, Jurowski P, Chrzaszcz A, Smigielski J, Nowak MS.
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of ocular disorders among Polish soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan military campaigns. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective review of medical records of the Military Medical Commission of Lodz, Poland was pe... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Iraq falls to Islamic militants: here's what the media isn't telling you about WHY it's happening
(NaturalNews) The puppet Iraqi government installed at gunpoint by western imperialist nations is collapsing. Iraq is now being overrun by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The oil-rich city of Tikrit has already been captured, and militants are headed for Baghdad, the capitol... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq-Iran chemical war: calendar, mortality and morbidity - Razavi SM, Razavi MS, Pirhosseinloo M, Salamati P.
OBJECTIVES: To review the calendar, mortality and morbidity of Iraq-Iran chemical war among Iranians based on researchers'reports. METHODS: We used national and international databanks such as PubMed, ISI, Scopus, Irandoc and Iranmedex and studied ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 10, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Prevalence of childhood maltreatment among college students in Erbil, Iraq - Saed BA, Talat LA, Saed BA.
Child maltreatment has not been adequately researched in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. In a sectional study to measure the frequency of different forms of maltreatment in childhood and its related factors, 275 college students from Erbil, Iraq were assesse... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence of epilepsy and association with traumatic brain injury in Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars - Pugh MJ, Orman JA, Jaramillo CA, Salinsky MC, Eapen BC, Towne AR, Amuan ME, Roman G, McNamee SD, Kent TA, McMillan KK, Hamid H, Grafman JH.
OBJECTIVE:: To examine the association of epilepsy with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Afghanistan and Iraq (Operation Enduring Freedom [OEF]/Operation Iraqi Freedom [OIF]) Veterans. DESIGN:: Cross-sectional observational study. PARTICIPANTS:: A t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Iraq War Contractors Cite Jurisdiction To Overturn $81 Million C6 Exposure Verdict
PORTLAND, Ore. - Iraq War contractors appealing in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals a June 2013 judgment awarding $81 million to a dozen bellwether plaintiffs alleging hexavalent chromium exposure personal injury claims filed a corrected brief May 21 in their cross-appeal for summary disposition based on the U.S. Supreme Court jurisdiction decision in Walden v. Fiore (No. 12-574, Feb. 25, 2014); the summary disposition cross-appeal is submitted for a ruling on the merits (Rocky Bixby, et al. v. KBR, Inc., et al., No. 13-35513 $(consolidated$), 9th Cir.; See 3/18/14, Page 11). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™...
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - June 4, 2014 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news