It is time to give a face to some of the people who were involved in this process, be they patients or our relentless health promoters.
In this series of posts, I want to take you on the journey of a de-worming campaign in the camps we work in, promoting health and hygiene to the IDPs and refugees that live here.
I've been in Augusta since Tuesday. I've witnessed the landing of 712 people.
Closing Italian ports to NGO rescue ships will be another obstacle to the safety of thousands of people.
An update from Sicily.
"In front of me, in the middle of the sea between Italy and Libya, were hundreds of youngsters. We rescued them one by one."
Migrant Response, Italy: N. and H. both came ashore with their families, but on their boats there were around 100 Egyptian children who came alone.
He came ashore with over 200 other migrants and refugees, but for him landing in Europe was especially momentous: it was his birthday.
Before you speak about migrants or refugees, think about this.
"Every day we do just that: we offer free, high- quality care. It's not a slogan, and these aren't numbers. It's the reality, and these are real people.”