Articles by: Jennifer Sparks

Vaccines for every child in Mosul

Dr. Rivah and her colleagues at Al-Quds Primary Health Care Center (PHCC) in West Mosul, Iraq have their hands full trying to keep two-year-old Mohammed still long enough to administer a polio vaccine. Eventually, they calm him enough to give him two v…

by · Monday, 23 April 2018 · Iraq

A lifetime away from reality: Bittersweet Christmas

The holiday season is a mixed bag of thoughts, emotions, and reflections especially when working abroad. 2017 has been a difficult year in Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing violent conflict defined much of the first half of the year. Politi…

by · Thursday, 4 January 2018 · Iraq