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Italy supports rehabilitation services in Iraq

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed a contribution of 500,000 euros from the Government of Italy to support the rehabilitation services for people who suffered disabilities as a result of the conflict in Mosul

Source: Relief Web – This needed funding will help to establish a prosthetics and rehabilitation center in Hamdaniya district south-east Mosul. The ten-month project aims to provide over 450 people including 50 under five and 300 above five years old children with specialized medical care and rehabilitation services. The newly established center will streamline the identification and treatment plans of patients in need of prosthesis in Ninewa Governorate. This will ensure better case management and medical follow up procedures. Recent national health statistics indicate the presence of approximately 4800 amputation cases in Mosul requiring urgent attention and care to help them in attaning a better quality of life

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