For a children’s ward, it is eerily quiet. There are no usual noises of children playing or laughing or even crying, which I am used to back home. These children are just too sick and too weak.
I have reached the three month mark - I am now over a third of the way through my time on mission here in Pakistan. It is strange as it has gone so...
I am leaving the project here in Timergara in two days. It has been a long eight months, and for the majority of time I have spent here I have been...
Mental health officer
I always find it difficult to know how to begin to end something. I’m not good with goodbyes. Somehow I worry that I won’t do justice to the...
In my position, “the flying paediatrician”, covering the two projects of Chaman and Dera Murad Jamali (DMJ), I am constantly away from one or both...
Health services in Pakistan are often unaffordable and in many regions, conflict and insecurity further restrict access.
In many parts of Pakistan sectarian violence is rife. Government forces are also engaged in military operations against armed opposition groups.
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) programmes focus mainly on meeting urgent needs among communities affected by insecurity.