2 DHIS2 in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan, Iraq

For the citizens of war-torn Iraq, as well as for the hundreds of thousands of refugees stranded in camps and sheltered by the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan, getting access to regular health care is not a straightforward procedure.

Refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan © IPRO, Oct. 2016

In June 2015, a DHIS2 Health Information System was set up to assist the Kurdish health authorities in collecting population data and improving the access and quality of public health care.