My life has become one big chaos again, as usual. Due to an unexpected change in my personal life, I did not go to Sri Lanka, but I went for holidays...
The challenges of working in a country like Pakistan are immense, and it is a country of many contradictions, but I have been struck by the warmth of people here.
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...
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.