Harmonising Iraqi and Kurdish Healthcare Reform

On the 14th of September, in London a UK Harmonising Iraqi and Kurdish Healthcare Reform Conference was carried out in the aim to create discussion on how we can harmonize healthcare reform efforts between Iraq and Kurdistan Region, to concentrate on supporting the rebuilding of medical ethics and clinical research in the region. It will be an interactive session with an opportunity to Q&A the panel members. All recommendations from this conference will be provided to the Ministry of Health in Iraq, the Kurdistan Region and the All Party Parliamentary Groups in London. The aim of this session is to propose possible healthcare reform solutions that could support the current arrangements that exist in Iraq.

”Session on supporting the rebuilding of medical ethics and clinical research”


Panel Members:

Laween Atroshi – Chief Research Officer (NHS), and former UK Department of Health Policy Officer

Mary Atkins – Chairman – Anglia Region, the Institute of Fundraising

Dr Firiad Hiwaizi – Consultant Haematologist and Chairman of Support Committee for the Higher Education in Kurdistan (SCHEIK)

Dr Ferial Ahmad – Consultant Microbiologist and former President of Iraqi Medical Association UK, current treasurer of IMA UK

Dr Sumith Abeygunasekara –  Consultant Nephrologist, research driven and with a strong interest in ethical delivery of care in developing countries

Presenter: Jowan Al-Mufti