Rahmudin and patients like him they are the reason why I do what I do.
Afghanistan: mission two, day three – From the airport straight into the abdomen and then into the head
It’s the beginning of March and I am back in Kunduz. I’m starting to write the fourth part of the never-ending story of my travels with Doctors...
“This is not your fault, it belongs to Allah. Do not be sad, you try very hard to help him, I know you are good doctor. Thank you very much.” I felt...
To see children dying or being the one who decides to stop the resuscitation because there is no hope left has become a daily routine for me. On average, we have two to three deaths every day.
Security is quiet. Normal activities. The motivational words for the day, given by our obstetrician: “You cannot change the circumstances, the season...
The conflict in Afghanistan continues to limit access to quality healthcare services.
People in need of healthcare must often travel long distances, across insecure areas, to reach public medical facilities. A lack of trained medical staff, particularly female doctors and nurses, further restricts access for many. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is expanding its work at several hospitals, aiming to meet some of the most urgent needs.
MSF has been working in Afghanistan since 1981. It has several facilities all over Afghanistan, including a trauma centre in Kunduz, Northern Afghanistan, and a hospital in Lashkargah, Helmand Province.