What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than to make a conscious decision to help those who are in need?
Because “Only the practice of peace can inspire belief in peace.”
“EMERGENCY understood, quarter of a century ago, the deep bond between human rights and peace". Gino Strada
EMERGENCY was founded on 15 May 1994. 23 years on, we have treated over 8 million people around the world.
The EMERGENCY Centre of Excellence for Paediatric Surgery will be built at Lake Victoria, 35 kilometres from Kampala.
Dr Strada received the prize in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr Gino Strada features in Peace One Day's coverage.
It's never going to be easy to live through war, especially for a child. But our staff do whatever they can to make it better.
From fighting Ebola, to assisting refugees and migrants, to building a new hospital in Libya; See what we've done this year.
Winner of the Right Livelihood Award 2015 "for his great humanity and skill in providing outstanding medical and surgical services to the victims of conflict and injustice."