Category Archives: Health

Transforming lives – from the North East of England to the Kurdistan Region.

Adrian Pearson wrote this feature on the work of the Newcastle-Gateshead Medical Volunteers in the Journal on 22 April. Northern Iraq may not at first glance seem like the ideal place to travel to twice a year, but for a … Continue reading

Praise for the work of the Newcastle-Gateshead Medical Volunteers

Over three hundred people from NHS bodies with their friends came together at the weekend for a glittering charity ball in Newcastle Civic Centre. They had gathered to support and raise funds for Kurdish born orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Deiary Kader … Continue reading

Health co-operation between the UK and the Kurdistan Region

Professor Deiary Kader, the founder of the Newcastle/Gateshead Medical Volunteers group and an Iraqi Kurd himself, recently addressed the APPG on his work. Over the last two years, the charity has recruited more than a hundred health professionals of whom … Continue reading

Dave Anderson: We can help build a modern health service in Iraqi Kurdistan

Newcastle Journal – A group of medical professionals is regularly jetting from Newcastle to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as part of a wave of interest in this staunchly pro-british place with a potentially pivotal role in the Middle East. … Continue reading