Iraq’s Ministry of Health has repaired
Al-Tawheed Center, which was damaged by Islamic State militants, and the clinic
is fully renovated and equipped to provide much-needed medical care to
residents of the province, approximately 200km north of Baghdad.
donated equipment including a digital x-ray, a dental treatment center,
state-of-the-art laboratory equipment including a hematology blood analyzer, a
power transformer and other devices to Lions Foundation Germany, which carried
out the rehabilitation in cooperation with Lions Club Amman Philadelphia of
Jordan. The center started accepting patients earlier this year and has the
capacity to treat about 15,000 people a year.
“Siemens has a long relationship with the
city of Baiji and its people, and this clinic is a testament to our focus on
delivering, together with our Iraqi and international partners, significant improvements
to the country’s critical infrastructure, from reliable electric power to high-quality
healthcare,” said Musab Alkateeb, CEO, Siemens in Iraq.