Fondation Merieux [to 28 January 2017]
Mission: Contribute to global health by strengthening local capacities of developing countries to reduce the impact of infectious diseases on vulnerable populations.
25 January 2017, Erbil (Iraq)
Inauguration of a Mother and Child medical center in Erbil (Iraq) in partnership with Fondation Mérieux
Fondation Mérieux helped to build a medical center in Erbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan. The Pauline-Marie Jaricot Mother and Child center was commissioned and opened on December 7, 2016. It provides comprehensive, quality medical care for displaced people, of whom there are many in the Iraqi Kurdistan region. These people now have access to diagnosis and targeted medical treatment.