Medicine can’t stop. Neither can solidarity with one another in these difficult times.
There’s one thing I’m sure of and that’s the pure, gentle love that exists between a father and son. Just for a moment, it gives you a glimpse of beauty amid the horror of this war.
In the face of conflict, our human spirit and solidarity will always endure.
...and today he is a teacher who gives life lessons as well as school lessons.
In 1998, we opened our Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Centre in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - a country in which mines have killed over 6,000 people in the last 25 years.
It’s EMERGENCY’s very own 007, built in 1998 in the labs at the Centre by amputee and disabled former patients.
Here, we always try to see the glass as half full. Even here in the Intensive Care Unit, where we monitor patients after their operations, waiting for them to wake back up again.
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
More than half of these attacks occurred in in the capital, where EMERGENCY’s surgical centre has been offering treatment to victims of war since 2001.
In the wake of the tragedy in Christchurch, EMERGENCY expresses its sympathy for the families of the victims, and to the people of New Zealand.