Sidra is nine years old, she lives in Mosul, Iraq, and we think she should be able to run around and play, just like any other girl her age.
Wherever we work, all around the world, we always provide our patients with the treatment - and compassion - that they deserve.
Now, with her energy restored, she can go to school again and play with her friends!
Even though we receive over 2,000 patients every month, we always find time to make everyone feel welcome.
“This time last year, I never would have imagined that this would be possible,” Miriam told us. “I’m just so happy – and so grateful.”
We reaffirm our deep commitment to #HealthForAll.
As he talks, Murad has an easy-going smile that conveys serenity and peace – reflecting the name of the IDP camp where he lives and works: Ashti. But emphasising the positive side of things isn’t always enough. Even if you’re a child.
Kayan will continue to return to the centre for follow-up consultations and we will be waiting for him. We might even see him return independently, as he becomes a young man.
Knowing that young patients like Saran and Yeshi are getting better fills us with pride, and drives us to keep working to ensure the right to healthcare in the Central African Republic.
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.