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WHO Needs $60M To Prevent Health Care Operations Interruptions In Iraq

Reuters: ‘Chaotic picture’ as funding gap threatens WHO operations in Iraq
“More than three million refugees and displaced Iraqis could be denied life-saving health care as the World Health Organization (WHO) scrambles to secure $60 million to fund their operations in the country to the end of the year. Without the money, health care providers in Iraq funded by the WHO and its partners could be forced to stop services — including primary health care, disease outbreak detection, and immunization — at the end of June, said Syed Jaffar Hussain, WHO’s head of mission in Iraq…” (Mis, 5/29).

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