Gender Studies Workshop
The Center for Gender Studies at Hawler Medical University in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy organized a workshop for developing gender studies course book for the universities in Kurdistan region. The workshop was carried out at the College of Pharmacy on 5 September 2019. Directors... More detail
Grant Writing Training Course
The Center for Research and Education in Women’s Health (CREWH) in cooperation with the Medical Research Center, the Institute for International Health and Education in the USA, and the Institute of Administrative Management, Iraq & Kurdistan Region Chapter will organize a hands-on training... More detail
CREWH meeting with Kurdistan Women Union
On 6 August 2019, the team of the Center for Research and Education in Women's Health of Hawler Medical University held a meeting with the Kurdistan Women Union for strategic planning for cooperation both sides in women health awareness. More detail
A Really Healthy Woman Seminar
Within the activities of the Center for Research and Education in Women's Health (CREWH) at Hawler Medical University in collaboration with Masala Organization, a seminar entitled “A Really Healthy Woman” was conducted for a group of 25 women in Daratu.      Name of Presenters: Dr. Sahar M.... More detail
Health & Personal Hygiene
Within the activities of the Center for Research and Education in Women's Health (CREWH) at Hawler Medical University in collaboration with Masala Organization, a workshop entitled “Health & Personal Hygiene” was conducted for a group of 29 women. The workshop aimed to convey the proper... More detail
Women Entrepreneurship Symposium
Hawler Medical University in partnership with CHRO (Cancer Help Research Outplan) conducted the Women Entrepreneurship Symposium at Saad Abdullah Hall, Erbil on 29 June 2019. This first national high quality and reputable symposium that concerns women was held with participation of prestigious... More detail
Activities against gender based violence
Within the activities of the Center for Research and Education in Women's Health (CREWH) of Hawler Medical University against gender based violence and in collaboration with the Kurdistan Women's Union, an awareness campaign was conducted in the different areas of Erbil governorate. On 28... More detail
First Scientific Conference on Women's Health
Under the patronage of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Yousif Goran, and Dr. Dara O. Meran More detail
Participation in the Global Nursing Policy Leadership...
The Center for Research and Education in Women's Health participated in the International Council of Nurses More detail
Gender-based violence core concepts and psychological...
 Hawler Medical University in collaboration with UNFPA and Al-Masalla organization organized a workshop More detail
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The Center for Research and Education in Women's Health (CREWH) aims to promote research on women’s health and on gender differences related to health by supporting a network of faculty members in multiple disciplines who are interested in research collaborations to study various aspects of women’s health and women’s rights to health.

 

The Center for Research and Education in Women's Health was established as a result of an IREX project funded by the US embassy in collaboration with the University at Albany, State University of New York.

Vision

The Center for Research and Education in Women's Health is intended to be a unique research and academic center for women's health in Kurdistan and in Iraq by providing training to a diverse team of future academic leaders in women's health, promoting a multidisciplinary agenda in women's health research and working toward improving the life and status of women in the community.

Mission

The mission of the Center for Research and Education in Women's Health is to improve the health of all women through leadership in research, education, advocacy and community partnership projects.

The center aims to promote research on women’s health­ and on gender differences related to health ­ by supporting a network of faculty members in multiple disciplines who are interested in research collaborations to study various aspects of women’s health and women’s right to health.

Goals

- To promote the development of interdisciplinary research teams around specific topics; provide mentoring opportunities for students and junior faculty members, and facilitate preparation of grant applications.

- To contribute to the development of health promotion, disease prevention, health services delivery, and health policy approaches to improving women’s health and wel­lbeing.

- The center will promote women's health in a variety of ways:

Research: center members will conduct scientific research related to promoting and improving the health of women and girls across the lifespan.

Education: the center will offer seminars and conferences on women's health for the university and the greater community.

Training: the center will sponsor internships and fellowships for student trainees and junior faculties in women's health.

Community projects: center members will actively maintain research and education partnerships with community organizations and individuals interested in women's health. 

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