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An update on mental health services in Iraq

  • Riadh T. Abed (a1)
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In the 1970s, Iraq made strides towards building a comprehensive, well-equipped health system free at the point of delivery. Medical education in Iraq was originally modelled on the British system and started with Baghdad Medical School in 1927. Two more medical schools were founded in Mosul and Basrah, providing Iraq with good numbers of high-calibre medical graduates. After 1968, several other medical schools were set up in various parts of Iraq, including three in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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An update on mental health services in Iraq

  • Riadh T. Abed (a1)
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