Helping Healthcare Workers Address Mental Health During COVID-19

2021-05-11T23:45:57+00:00February 4th, 2021|Covid19, News|

Helping Healthcare Workers Address Mental Health During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a variety of challenges, not just to our physical health, but our mental health too. In Kurdistan and Iraq, mental health is a taboo topic – making people hesitant to speak about their problems or seek help from professionals. Healthcare [...]

Adapting to MHPSS Service Delivery during COVID 19

2020-08-25T21:39:26+00:00August 5th, 2020|Covid19, News|

It has been well documented that  COVID-19 measures of social isolation and movement restrictions can impact and exacerbate pre-existing symptoms, especially for those with mental health needs or at risk of gender based violence (GBV). Preventative health measures limit access to in-person support and coping activities that our clients often rely on to deal with [...]

Importance of Managing Stress and Well-being during COVID-19

2020-11-22T13:13:31+00:00August 5th, 2020|Covid19, MHPSS SoC page, News|

The subject of mental health, stress, and wellbeing are often regarded as taboo in Kurdish culture. With the COVID-19 restriction measures, periods of lockdown that Kurdistan has endured since March, and increased economic hardship, it has become increasingly important to take care of our mental health.  In addition to adapting to remote, by phone or [...]

SEED Delivers PPE to KRG TIP Police for COVID-19

2020-08-25T21:39:06+00:00August 5th, 2020|Covid19, News|

As COVID19 measures came into force in early March 2020, SEED Foundation staff provided much-needed gloves and masks and other supplies to police officers at Erbil’s Directorate of Human Trafficking Trafficking in Persons (TIP) police unit in Erbil, the Kurdistan Region - as the KRG’s key law enforcement unit and only designated body in Iraq [...]

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