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Providing Medical Relief in Kurdistan

By: Joe Gavaghan
May 1, 2012

For the past nine years, we have supported more than 300 client outreach visits throughout the Kurdistan region of Iraq. As part of our security offering, we provide a contracted medical service capability to project personnel and support communities in isolated areas.

Every week our expat medics  accompanied by a local doctor  travel to remote villages on a client’s oil concession to conduct primary care medical treatment and provide supplies. If serious conditions are diagnosed the patients are transported by the GardaWorld ambulance to the nearest city for further treatment. This capability is currently unmatched by any other security services company or organization in the region and offers our client significantly improved relations with the local rural community, which in turn improves project security.