The Eastern Mediterranean Region saw continued deterioration of the humanitarian and health situation in 2016. By December, more than 62 million people were in need of urgent, life-saving and effective health care across the Region. Despite many challenges and setbacks, WHO and its partners managed to deliver much needed assistance to the most vulnerable and in need.

WHO EMRO | 2016 in review: WHO’s work in emergencies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region | News | Emergencies

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تعرف على أسباب مقاومة المضادات الحيوية
Tragically, far too many children in Syria have known little but conflict and loss in their young lives. We –indeed, the world– must not stand silent while parties to the conflict continue to use denial of food, water, medical supplies, and other forms of aid as weapons of war.

تستمر معاناة المدنيين في كل أنحاء سوريا بسبب افتقارهم لأبسط مقوّمات الحياة

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Depression is sometimes referred to as the "Black Dog". Just like a real dog, it needs to be embraced, understood, taught new tricks and ultimately brought to heel.
If you are in difficulty, never be afraid to ask for help. There is absolutely no shame in doing so.
Tobacco kills.
12% of deaths among those over 30 are caused by tobacco.
Say #NoTobacco!
Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

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هبة ورفيقاتها يتلقون الرعاية الصحية في كركوك بعد قصة نزوح ومعاناة

فرّت الطفلة "هِبَة" التي يبلغ عمرها تسع سنوات من قضاء الحويجة في كركوك، العراق، مع والديها وثلاثة أشقاء منذ ما يقرب من شهرين، وعاشت منذ ذلك الحين في مخيم "داقوق" في كركوك. وتقول والدة "هِبَة": "كنا نعيش في ظل الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام لأكثر من عامين، ثم غادرنا بسبب عدم وجود الغذاء الذي يمكن أن نشتريه باستثناء الخبز. كنا...
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استجابة منظمة الصحة العالمية لحالات الرضوح تنقذ أرواح المئات في العراق .

يبلغ "فاروق" أربع سنوات من العمر*، وقد أصيب مع والده وثلاثة أفراد آخرين من أسرته بينما كانوا يقفون عند نقطة توزيع المياه بالقرب من منزلهم في الموصل. ونقلهم فريق سيارة إسعاف عسكرية فوراً إلى إحدى المستشفيات في أربيل، وقد توقفوا مرات عديدة في نقاط تحقيق الاستقرارلدى المصابين بالرضوح لمراقبة حالتهم وتقديم الرعاية لهم. وقد...
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WHO EMRO | استجابة منظمة الصحة العالمية لحالات الرضوح تنقذ أرواح المئات في العراق | 2016 - Arabic | النشرات الاعلامية

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Aid workers share experiences of evacuations from eastern Aleppo, Syria

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Aid workers share experiences of evacuations from eastern Aleppo, Syria

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Internally displaced health workers support services for IDPs in Kirkuk

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29 December 2016 – Nine-year-old Heba fled Hawija district in Kirkuk, Iraq, with her parents and 3 brothers almost 2 months ago and has been living in Daquq camp in Kirkuk since. “We lived under ISIL for more than 2 years,” said Heba’s mother. “We left because there was no food left to buy but...
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WHO EMRO | Internally displaced health workers support services for IDPs in Kirkuk | Iraq-news | Iraq

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23 December 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the Kurdistan Regional Ministry of Health have conductedd trauma management training for 60 medical doctors in Erbil and Ninewa and Dohuk and additional 33 paramedical teams engaged in managing civilian casualties from Mosul. The t...

WHO EMRO | WHO supports Kurdistan Ministry of Health by training doctors and paramedics to respond to civilian casualties from Mosul | Iraq-news | Iraq

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Please join us in welcoming baby Tasnim. Born on 19 December, Tasnim is the first baby born following the evacuation of eastern #Aleppo. She was born in a clinic supported by the WHO Country Office in Turkey through its essential supply line in northern #Syria. She weighed in at 3.5 kg and made plenty of noise in the clinic – a welcome sound of new life. Both Tasnim and her mother are in good...
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During the last 2 weeks WHO has sent urgent medical shipments to Aleppo, Syria to respond to the increasing health needs.
The shipments provide more than 300k treatments to conduct surgery on injured people. They also contain medicines for patients with chronic diseases who have not received treatment in the besieged areas since July.

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A winter vaccination campaign aims to reach some 800 000 children under the age of five had started in Iraq. The children are living in Iraq’s most vulnerable governorates of Anbar, Salahaddin, Kirkuk, newly retaken areas in Ninewah, and displaced children living in camps in the Kurdistan region.

This campaign is part of the vaccination strategy in response to the Mosul Operations.

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WHO EMRO | House to house campaign to vaccinate children in conflict affected areas in Iraq against polio, measles and rubella | Iraq-news | Iraq

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Conditions in Aleppo continue to deteriorate as thousands of people flee violence. WHO alongside UN and other partners, is working to provide care in the midst of conflict and to assist internally displaced people (IDPs). The Organization strongly urges all parties to the conflict in Syria to abide by international humanitarian law and protect civilians trapped in the conflict. In particular,...
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يستمر تدهور الأوضاع في حلب بينما يفر الآلاف هرباً من أعمال العنف. وتعمل منظمة الصحة العالمية، جنباً إلى جنب مع وكالات الأمم المتحدة وسائر الشركاء، على توفير الرعاية وسط أجواء الصراع ومساعدة النازحين الداخليين. وتحث المنظمة بشدة كافة أطراف الصراع في سوريا على الالتزام بالقانون الإنساني الدولي وحماية المدنيين المحاصرين جراء الصراع. وتطالب المنظمة، على نحو خاص، بتوفير الحماية من أعمال العنف لكافة...
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