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18 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity is launching an online training course to mobilize women entrepreneurs who are interested in the digital health sector and women medical practitioners in Iraq. The course will equip women with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to participate and excel in digital health and entrepreneurship in Iraq.

Participants will learn about entrepreneurship, digital health, and the intersection between the two. It will prepare women entrepreneurs and women medical practitioners to play a crucial role in their communities to “leave no one behind” towards the 2030 Agenda.

The two-week online course will run from 7 to 18 March 2022 and will be conducted in English. Learners will complete a self-paced online course and take part in webinars and peer-to-peer discussions. The course will also link participants with local and international experts in these fields.

The course is open to: (1) all women entrepreneurs interested in the digital health sector and (2) all women medical practitioners in Iraq. Candidates from the public, private, academic, medical, and civic sectors across the country are encouraged to apply.

Call for Applications

Call for Applications:

Applications will be accepted until 2 March 2022.


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

Located in Hiroshima, UNITAR's Division for Prosperity offers world-class learning and knowledge-sharing services to present and future change makers from developing countries, particularly youth and women, that are designed to shape an inclusive, sustainable and prosperous world.

Our programmes are dedicated to addressing growing inequalities, working in solidarity with diverse partners at the local, regional and global levels.

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