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The fixed dispensary of Ainkawa

In operation since December 2016 and more than 35,000 treatments provided in 2017


Located in the province of Erbil, the Christian camp of Ainkawa 2 is made up of around 5,500 people living in 1,088 prefabricated units. Open in spring 2015, it has since developed and has schools and sports facilities.

Since April 2016, EliseCare has been providing care in a small clinic located in the camp with a team that alternates between on-site consultations and those provided when moving from the Erbil mobile clinic.


Construction of Ainkawa fixed dispensary

In an effort to improve the services provided to the populations, in October 2016, EliseCare built a fixed dispensary the Ainkawa 2 camp, backed by the  existing clinic.

This fixed essential near Erbil offers permanent access to care for displaced populations in Ainkawa 2 camp and the surrounding areas who are unable to return to their region of origin. Thus, it helps to lighten the public health system in this area.

The team fixed clinic id the same as the mobile clinic in Erbil, which alternates between the two.

She is made of :

  • 4 doctors
  • 1 pharmacist / acupuncturist
  • 1 pharmacist assistant
  • 2 nurses
  • 1 receptionist
  • 1 driver
  • and 2 nurse and pharmacist volunteers

Healing Done

The Ainkawa dispensary offers a wider range of care than that provided by the small initial clinic, in order to best support the displaced in their care journey.

The dispensary, with an area of ​​500 m2, is made up of ten consultation rooms: a general practice, a pediatric office, a dental area, a space dedicated to psychological care, a small surgery office, a laboratory, an infirmary, as well as an acupuncture cabinet with a male / female separation.

It also has a pharmacy to immediately respond to the treatment needs of patients, as well as a 24-hour emergency unit and minor surgery equipment for emergency care of certain patients. It has been welcoming patients 6 days a week since the end of December 2016.

EliseCare has also built a fixed clinic in the Darkar camp.