Your Health

Looking good, Feeling great – with Maya Nassar

By Nynke Burggraaff Nina-Iraq recently sat down with Lebanese fitness star and business woman Maya Nassar to talk about what motivates her, how she stays in shape and what her advice is for Nina’s readers to get

Women’s Health Dossier – Preconception Health Part 2

My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla and I am delighted to be writing my second article for Nina. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynecologist at the Royal Free Teaching Hospital in London. You

Women’s Health Dossier – Preconception Health Part 1

Preconception Health Part 1 My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla and I am delighted to be writing my second article for Nina. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Free Teaching

Health rights in Iraq for Women: Considerations and Consequences

Suaad Allami, a leading Iraqi women’s human rights lawyer, US State Department International Women of Courage Award Recipient 2009   and Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards winner 2014 shares key perspectives around barriers in terms of women’s healthcare from

Access to quality health care for women in Iraq

In the first of a series of articles around  the importance of addressing women’s health issues Hawra Abu Gulal, an Iraqi specialist in nutrition and public health, based in the UK, explores access to health for Iraq – set

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace

By Mashal Kadri I started working at Accenture last fall. In our very first week, we were given a talk on the importance of prioritizing our health and wellbeing. As a part of this, the moderator asked

Medical Matters for Women

My name is Badenan Ibrahim Fathulla. I am originally from Kurdistan and have spent much of my working life in Baghdad. I am currently working as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist at the Royal Free Teaching Hospital

Sexual Harassment: Fact not Fiction

  By Karima H’mimsa As a female employee working in an international environment, I am intrigued that even in 2014 issues around leadership, flexibility in working hours and sexual harassment are able to impact women in the

Building Blocks for Life: Endurance, Strength and Hope

by Karima “After all, seasons change. So do cities. People come into your life and people go. But it’s comforting to know the ones you love are always in your heart and if you’re very lucky, a

Inner Peace – 4 Rules to help you find it!

  My name is Chawan and I am I am Miss Peace Kurdistan. I live in Sulaimania in Iraqi Kurdistan. From childhood I have wished for nothing more than to live in peace in my country; but