American Women for International Understanding is pleased to Honor the US Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage with an event each March.
Dr. Eaman AI-Gobory
Dr. Eaman AI-Gobory is the National Medical Officer for the International Organization of Migration (IOM), one of few international aid organizations active in Iraq. Dr. AI-Gobory has helped many Iraqi children to receive lifesaving specialized care at hospitals in the U.S. and around the world, including: plastic surgery, prosthetic limbs and congenital cardiac surgery. She funds the treatment with the help of NGOs and charity organizations. Dr. AI-Gobory also works tirelessly to help rebuild the Iraqi health care system so that children can receive the care they need in their own country. With unyielding professionalism, optimism and courage. Dr. AI-Gobory’s dedication to the health of the children of Iraq keeps her going, despite the threat to her personal safety that is a reality for many of Iraq’s doctors. Dr. AI-Gobory is an inspiration both, to her professional medical colleagues, as well as 10 the women of Iraq.