Activities of the Year 2017

Heevie was able to respond to the health needs of (282,904) patients through a diversity of projects implemented by the organization in various areas through both Ninewa and Duhok governorates involving the crisis and war affected areas.

The primary health care services provided involved clinical examination, medical treatment, reproductive health services, nutrition, vaccination, dental, laboratory, ultrasound, minor surgeries, and referral services to the secondary and higher health care centers. The patients treated were distributed among multiple projects as follows:

1. Project: Registering and examining the Congenital Heart Diseases Children in Kurdistan Region
                    The number of consultations is (826)

2. Project: Treating Patients and Training the Local Medical staff in cooperation with Italian organizations
                    The number of operations is (5)

3. Project: Mobile Medical Clinics 1

4. Project: Mobile Medical Clinics 2
                    Total number of consultations for both MMC 1 and 2 is (71,240)

5. Project: Community Health Houses:
                    The number of consultations is (50,725)

6. Project: Primary health care services within Heevie static clinic in Mam Rash IDP camp
                    The number of consultations is (47,402)

7. Project: Improving access to comprehensive primary health care services through supporting Aski Mosul , Tal Musa and Hedhayma health facilities in Ninewa Governorate: Total (39,682)
                   - The number of consultations is (13,879) in Aski Mosul
                   - The number of consultations is (6,152) in Tal Musa
                   - The number of consultations is (19,651) in Hedhayma

8. Project: Primary health Care Services within Heevie static clinic in Shariya IDP camp
                    The number of consultation is (37,042)

9. Project: Supporting Duhok Specialized Center of Rheumatic Diseases and Medical Rehabilitation
                    The number of consultation is (6,021)

10. Project: Primary healthcare service provision through Heevie Static Clinic at Jadaa 3 IDPs camp inNainawa governorate
                    The number of consultation is (19,538)

11. Project: Supporting Hedhayma Primary Health Care Center in Talafar District in Ninewa Governorate, January 2017
                     The number of consultation is (10,423)

12. Project: Equitable Access, Quality and Coverage to Comprehensive Primary health Care Services for IDP’S Within HEEVIE Static 
                     Clinics in AMALLA IDP Camp in Talafar

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1. Treating Patients and Training the Local Medical staff in cooperation with Italian organizations

Since 2006, Heevie organization and in coordination with the Italian hospitals, centers and organizations, is performing a regular program to treat the children with various diseases and organ malformations through the surgical intervention and other treatment and management modalities. The treated cases involved children with congenital heart diseases, renal and genital systems malformations, malignancies, blood disorders and others.
When the program started, Heevie organization and by the support of the KRI government and in coordination with the Italian partners, sent hundreds of children with various medical and surgical problems to Italy to receive be managed in form medical and surgical treatment. When the local infrastructure was ready to support the program activities, specialized Italian teams started to visit KRI according to a regular schedule, usually, a minimum of 4 missions/ year were performed during which more than 200 operations were done (50 operations per each mission). After the last crises and security instability, the teams are unable to visit the country; instead, Heevie is collecting the most acute patients and sending them to Italy for operations. Total number of patients underwent surgical interventions in Italy during the year 2017 are 5 patients.
While implementing the project, Heevie used to get benefit from the specialized Italian teams during their regular visits to the region to involve the local staff in the overall all steps of the program and treatment. This involved training the staff on preparation of the patients for the surgical operations, post operative follow up and care, ICU monitoring, treatment of complications and performing various medical and surgical procedures. The program also involved training of the doctors (mainly pediatricians) on Echocardiography examination for the patients with congenital heart diseases in Italy.
The project of treating patients and training the local medical staff was implemented by the support of many partners and donors especially the Italianorganizations, hospitals and centers, American embassy at Baghdad and other donors.

2. Project: Registering and examining the Congenital Heart Diseases Children in Kurdistan Region

Due to the large number of the children facing Heart Diseases Heevie in cooperation with SIA NGO took the initiative to build up a data base for Congenital Heart Diseases patients in Kurdistan, the process of collecting all the The project of examining, registering and documenting the children with congenital heart diseases is one of the first and most active Heevie programs. Heevie Organization is performing a regular documentation for all the possible cases of congenital heart diseases to make their information ready and available if any treatment or intervention modality required. The program involved training of the doctors (mainly pediatricians) on Echocardiography examination for the patients with congenital heart diseases in Italy, in addition to providing Echocardiography machines for the main hospitals and centers in Duhok, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.  During 2017, Heevie has so far registered 826 children with congenital heart diseases within its data base.

3. Project: Mobile Medical Clinic 1

Heevie organization has experience in running mobile medical clinics for the last 15 years; this long period had led to accumulation of expertise among Heevie administrative and medical staff. The clinics were covering the far-away villages and districts lacking the health facilities, after 2014 and the subsequent wars and crises in the region, Heevie directed its MMUs to serve the vulnerable people from IDPs, returnees and host communities.  This involved providing the primary health care services to various camp and non-camp locations in coordination DOH Duhok and the humanitarian actors in the region.
Heevie Mobile Medical Clinic 1 is covering locations within Duhok and Ninewa by the support of WHO and DOH Duhok.

 

4. Project: Mobile Medical Clinic 2

Heevie organization has experience in running mobile medical clinics for the last 15 years, this long period had led to accumulation of expertise among Heevie administrative and medical staff. The clinics were covering the far-away villages and districts lacking the health facilities, after 2014 and the subsequent wars and crises in the region, Heevie directed its MMUs to serve the vulnerable people from IDPs, returnees and host communities.  This involved providing the primary health care services to various camp and non-camp locations in coordination DOH Duhok and the humanitarian actors in the region.
Heevie Mobile Medical Clinic 2 in Duhok and Ninewa by the support of WHO and DOH Duhok.

Statistics for Both Mobile Medical clinics 1 and 2 for the year 2017:

  • Numbers of locations/sites were visited (185)
  • Number of Consultation(71,240)
  • Number of Missions(473)
     

5. Project: Community Health Houses

Lack of health facilities in the majority of villages and small towns deprived the community from the minimum coverage by the primary health care services. The inadequate financial resources and shortage of the medical staff and non availability of medications and medical equipment are of the main reason behind this.
Heevie started a wide assessment process for the region aiming to build up a strong skeleton of health facilities being able to fill the existing gap in the health service provision in the region. Here came the idea of establishing the “Community Health Houses”. The project was started by putting prefab buildings and doing the necessary rehabilitation and renovation of others in more than 16 villages in Ninewa governorate.
The next step of the project was recruiting the medical staff and procuring the necessary medication and medical equipment and supplies for these facilities. The staff is selected mostly from the same locations after the necessary training was performed.
The project of Community Health Houses is implemented by the support of WHO and in coordination with DOH Duhok. By now it is serving more than 32,000 populations in 18 villages and towns, during the years 2017, about 50,725patients have received the treatment within the project.
Heevie organization has provided on the site curative health services in 18 villagesduring 2017, including: Masaka, Kalhe, Shebana, Ein Owaiz, Ein Jheshiya, Talmoos, Hamad Agha, Aliyouka, Um AlRabiaain, Che Khire, Sahal Hamad, Tal Khidher,  Ali Abar, Kubane, Derstone, Tal Adas, Badrike and Khursabad villages Mosul, Talaafar and Tilkef Districts.

  • Total of (18) locations/villages with community health houses were covered.
  • Total of consultations during the year 2017 were (50,725)
     

6. Project: Primary health care services within Heevie static clinic in Mam Rash IDP camp

Mam Rash IDPs camp was established originally to gather the IDPs habiting the non- camp locations and unfinished buildings throughout Duhok governorate. From the first day the camp was ready to receive the IDPs, Heevie established the PHCC and provided the necessary primary health care services. By now, the camp clinic is serving more than 8,000 IDPs as direct beneficiaries in addition to many others from the villages surrounding the camp. This project is supported by GIZ, during the year 2017; 47,402 patients have visited the clinic and received various treatments and interventions.
 

7. Project: Improving access to comprehensive primary health care services through supporting Aski Mosul, Tal Musa and Hedhayma health facilities in Ninewa Governorate

After liberation of many areas in the northern Ninewa regions, the provision of primary care services was an issue of concern for the local authorities and for the humanitarian community, especially that these regions show a process of returning back for many of its displaced people, and at the same time it provided a safe destination for the people escaping from the under ISIS control areas near to the region.
Heevie selected three of the main PHCCs in Zummar district to support within its plan for the year 2017, which are the clinics of Aski Mosul, Hedhayma and Tal Musa. The project included doing expansion in the services to involve the full package of services in the 3 locations in addition to adding the required staff from doctors and medical staff to perform the required activities. This project is being implemented by the support of UNOCHA and is providing the health care services for more than 30,000 populations in the region. In 2017, around (39,682) patients got benefit from the services provided by the project in the three targeted locations and as follows:

  • The number of consultations in Aski Mosul (13,879)
  • The number of consultations  in Hedhayma (19,651)
  • The number of consultations in Tal Musa (6,152)
     

8. Project: Supporting Shariya Primary Health Care Center in Semel District in Duhok Governorate and Preparedness Activities PHCC

As a continuation for its programs to serve the IDPs in Duhok governorate, Heevie is running the PHCC within Shariya IDPs camp which has the capacity of more than 18,000 populations. Heevie did a wide development in the health service provision in the camp clinic. The staff recruited by Heevie involves multiple medical specialties aiming to respond to nearly all the needs of the beneficiaries in the camp, this involved internist, pediatrician, general surgeon, obstetrician, urologist and ENT specialist, in addition to the dental and ultrasound services.
The project implementation is supported by GIZ, during the year 2017, more than 37,042 patients got benefit from the services provided within Shariya camp clinic.
 

9. Project: Supporting Duhok Specialized Center of Rheumatic Diseases and Medical Rehabilitation

Heevie plans involved supporting the DOH Duhok to help minimizing the load on the exhausted local health facilities which are serving, in addition to the health host community, the IDPs and the refugees as well. Heevie support involves staff training, provision of the necessary medications and supplies and renovations activities. One of the centers supported by Heevie is Duhok Specialized Center of Rheumatic Diseases and Medical Rehabilitation, within a project implemented by the support of GIZ. The support is by extending the service provision hours, provision of raw materials for the prosthetic limp department and training of the physiotherapist in Italy in coordination with SIA organization from Italy. During 2017, around 6,021 patients have received physiotherapy and medical rehabilitation within the project.
 

10. Project: Primary healthcare service provision through Heevie Static Clinic at Jadaa 3 IDPs camp

The operations for liberating Mosul city led to huge waves of displacement in the region. Many camps were established to receive these IDPs, among which is Jadaa3 camp in Gayyara district. Heevie is responding to the needs of these IDPs through running the camp clinic by providing the primary health care services to more than 11,000 IDPs. Heevie Jadaa3 camp clinic project is supported by WHO and during the year 2017, almost 19,538 patients have received the treatment within the clinic.
 

11. Project: Supporting Hedhayma Primary Health Care Center in Talafar District in Ninewa Governorate, January 2017

Hedhayma is one of the early liberated villages in the northern Ninewa regions; the provision of primary care services was a critical gap in the village and the surrounding regions.  Heevie started to run Hedhayma PHCC and provide it with the necessary staff from doctors and nurses, medications and medical equipment and other required materials. Heevie added extra services to the clinic such as the laboratory, health promotion and reproductive health care services. The project supported by UNOCHA and during the year 2017, almost 10,423 patients have received the treatment within the clinic.
 

12. Project: Equitable Access, Quality and Coverage to Comprehensive Primary health Care Services for IDP’S Within HEEVIE Static Clinics in AMALLA IDP Camp in Talafar.

Heevie is selected by the health cluster and DOH Duhok to construct and run the PHCC within Amalla IDPs camp in Zummar district, a camp which was established before the operations for liberating Mosul and Talafar cities to receive the expected IDPs from the under ISIS-control regions. Heevie, and through its engineering department, constructed the PHCC, did the training for the staff, procured the required medications and medical supplies and is ready to run the camp PHCC whenever there are IDPs in the camp. The project implemented by the support of WHO and UNOCHA.

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