Jiyan Foundation signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Iraqi Ministry of Health
Erbil (January 15, 2023) – Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights and the Iraqi Ministry of Health have announced an agreement to expand ways of cooperation between the two parties so as to enhance mental health services in Iraq.
The Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed between Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights, represented by Mr. Salah Ahmed, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and the Iraqi Ministry of Health, represented by Dr. Imad Abdul Razzaq, the National Counselor for Mental Health, at the Ministry’s headquarters on January 15-2023.
About Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights
Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is a nonprofit organization that supports survivors of human rights violations, defends fundamental freedoms, and promotes democratic values throughout the world. Jiyan Foundation seeks to build democratic societies that protect the dignity of the human being, where adults and children enjoy the rights to life and freedom, and citizens are free from violence, torture, terror, domestic violence, and human rights violations.
Our programs, projects, and initiatives provide mental health, medical treatment, and other health services to survivors of trauma, terror, domestic violence, and human rights violations. Our work supports nine treatment centers, a clinic for Yazidi women and families, a Healing Garden, and mobile teams helping survivors in 11 refugee and IDP camps in nine regions throughout Kurdistan-Iraq, Iraq, and Syria. Since 2005 these programs have provided support to over 100,000 people.