The Signing Ceremony of Grassroots Grant Contract for the Project for Provision of Medical Devices to Al-Qaim General Hospital in Anbar Governorate
- On 8 March 2023, a signing ceremony for the Grant Contract was held. The Government of Japan provided financial assistance up to US $90,000 for the Project for Provision of Medical Devices to Al-Qaim General Hospital in Anbar Governorate. It was signed by the Charge D’Affairs ad interim of Japan to Iraq, Mr. MASAMOTO Kenichi, and Mr. Ahmed M. Al-Heety, President of The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS), who will implement this project.
- The project aims at improving the medical environment in Al-Qaim District and its surrounding areas after the liberation from ISIL by equipping Al-Qaim General Hospital in Anbar Governorate with nine infant incubators, one phototherapy, one CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) and one Laryngoscope.
- This grant comes under the scheme of Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects by the Government of Japan. Grassroots projects aim to bring immediate and direct effects on improving the living condition of local communities. The Government of Japan has carried out over 100 projects of this kind since 2003 throughout Iraq, in various fields including healthcare, education, poverty, public welfare and anti-personnel mine/UXO clearance.