|Sphere of activity of IRD.
(International Relief and Development) (USA), is one of the international humanitarian
organizations, working in Azerbaijan the main aim of which is the providing of medical
help to the population of Azerbaijan. The Head quarter of IRD situated in Washington (US).
IRD project in Azerbaijan is funded by the State Department of USA and is one of the
Developing Projects for the 1999 -2000. IRD has a highly qualified professional staff.
During the existing period of the representation of IRD in Azerbaijan a big number of
contracts on the distribution of medicines and medical equipment were implemented with the
several hospitals of Ganja city and Ter-Ter, Khanlar, Kelbedjer, Naftalan and Goranboy
After the first delivery the constant monitoring is held in the each hospital in order
to control the right use of medicines in qualitative and quantitative rates. With this aim
all the departments of the hospitals are given journals for the registration of used
The training lessons on the rational methods of treatment of common diseases in these
regions are given for the doctors of the hospitals mentioned above.
IRD/Azerbaijan closely cooperate with many humanitarian organizations as Save the
Children (USA), MSF-B (Belgium), International Islamic Relief Organization (Saudi Arabia),
Ichthus (England), National Society of Red Crescent, Azerbaijan Women's Center of
development, Republican Family Planning Center, Jewish Women Group in Baku.