HEART-TO-HEART WITH HERSHEY

HEART-TO-HEART WITH HERSHEY

My name is Brenda Hershey, I’m the current field coordinator and manager at STEP-IN’s Dawoodia Clinic. The clinic is situated in Dawoodia IDP Camp which sits at the foot of the Mateena mountain range in northern Iraq, the camp is home to approximately...
FEBRUARY SUMMARY

FEBRUARY SUMMARY

DAWOODIA CLINIC:   GENERAL CONSULTATIONS PROVIDED “Throughout February, our community health workers completed their project visiting the caravans in Dawoodia and screening community members for hypertension and diabetes. They also invited each family to a...
DISABILITY IN DUHOK: A Practical Day for HandSAP

DISABILITY IN DUHOK: A Practical Day for HandSAP

Last week, our HandSAP team left Dohuk city for a camp in the Zakho district of Iraqi Kurdistan. The boot and back seat of their car were full to the brim with stacks of multi-coloured soft floor mats, safety netting (made to measure by our team), an over-sized teddy...
FACTS OVER FEAR: Coronavirus In Kurdistan

FACTS OVER FEAR: Coronavirus In Kurdistan

THE CURRENT SITUATION: Last Tuesday, the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government chaired a cabinet meeting with governors from throughout the region to discuss recent developments, and potential next steps, in regard to the...
2020 VISION: Our Hopes for the Future. Pt 2

2020 VISION: Our Hopes for the Future. Pt 2

2020 VISION: Our Hopes for the Future. PART 2 THE CAFE The STEP-IN team are brimming with wonderful ideas. Whether they be new health programs, grassroot developments, or social enterprises. We’re huge advocates for sustainable lifestyles, from the large compost heap...