Sarah Woznick is a specialist intensive care nurse. She was due to leave the mission in Gaza the day after operation “Protective Edge” began. She decided to stay on to help provide medical care.
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is expanding its support to the training schemes of two of the UK’s leading aid agencies: MSF and Save the Children.
With the resurgence of violence in Iraq, an increasingly desperate situation is proving challenging for MSF and local healthcare staff.
MSF has scaled up its medical response after the five-hour ceasefire ended and an Israeli ground offensive began on 17th July.
PRESS RELEASE: MSF aims to vaccinate around 10,000 South Sudanese children living as refugees in northern Uganda. The vaccines will provide protection against two of the main causes of respiratory infection in children.
Ana Maria Tijerino, MSF psychologist and mental health advisor, has extensive experience caring for survivors of violence. But the atrocities happening in the gold and diamond-mining region of Ituri, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), left her shocked and appalled.
Sarah Maynard, from Southampton, was the project coordinator in MSF's hospital in Leer at the time of its destruction. Here, she describes what happened when the conflict came to the town and the disastrous knock-on effects it has had.
Jonathan Whittall poses the difficult question: should MSF stay and deliver care, while bearing witness – or walk away in outrage, refusing to be complicit?
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