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Iraq: RRP6 Monthly Update - March 2014: Health

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MARCH HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The health sector continues to provide health care services; more than 27,000 refugess utilised available primary, secondary and tertiary health care services.

  • The sector completed the implementation of the Health Information System in all permanent camps in Kurdistan.

  • The Early Warning and Response Network is in place. The system utilises multiple data sources and helps detect disease outbreaks at an early stage ‒ when outbreaks are most amenable to interventions.

  • Mass immunisation campaign against Polio was carried out and a total of 12,090 children in camps were vaccinated.

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support are now available in all camps in Erbil and Dohuk.

  • Construction of Arbat Primay Health Care Centre completed and the facility handed over. The new facility will be under the Directorate-General