August 16, 2018
On August 7, 2018, REACH celebrated the completion of a newly renovated wing of the Cardiac Hospital in Sulaimaniya, all made possible through coordination with the Directorate of Health of Sulaimaniya and with the financial support of Diakonie Katasteophenhilfe.
This renovation activity was part of a larger livelihood project funded by Diakonie Kaststeophenhlife and implemented by REACH in the Erbil, Duhok, Sulaimaniya and Diyala governorates.
As the result of the renovation, the hospital now has increased its capacity by 30% and has 14 new bed units. construction, REACH built a new building for the hospital and created a connection between the old and new sections of the hospital. The Directorate of Health of Sulaimaniya contributed the needed equipment for each bed unit ensuring that the hopital will be able to sustainability provide a high quality of care to its patients. Additionally, two sets of toilets for patients, as well as a new lecture hall designed to for university students and hospital employees were constructed.
REACH hopes this construction project will help the hospital to better treat their patients, provide space for staff learning and provide a center for healing and wellness in the city.