I realise my plane is touching down on the runway in Italy. All I can do is repeat to myself the promise I’ve always made to our colleagues back in Afghanistan, and which I intend to keep: to return.
Our rules: Do not enter with weapons. Do not enter with violence. And do not even enter with a desire for it.
The professional growth that Yousof has experienced in our hospital fills him with pride
For them, a red T-shirt is a symbol of hope, a promise of safety and care. And it's a promise we intend to keep.
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.
A drone killed six people and three wounded patients are being taken to our First Aid Post
Our hospital beds are full every day. And nobody knows why we keep fighting this war. It has simply become normal”
Just 10 years old, Khudai Noor has become another one of the many victims of Afghanistan's endless war
This year, the violence has been relentless