MARCH SUMMARY

MARCH SUMMARY

DAWOODIA CLINIC:   GENERAL CONSULTATIONS PROVIDED “March was an especially busy month at the Dawoodia camp clinic, with our doctors seeing over 1,200 patients. However, the month also posed interesting barriers for our clinic and staff due to COVID-19...
INTERVIEW WITH DR. ANMAR

INTERVIEW WITH DR. ANMAR

“Since the closure of our Erbil physiotherapy centre due to the coronavirus outbreak, our main contact with the medical situation in Erbil has been through our clinic’s resident doctor, Dr Anmar. Alongside his work with STEP-IN, providing check-ups and...
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...