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...
There are many reasons that the attendants decide to take their child from the hospital, some I can understand, but some I really struggle to understand at all.
Sometimes you just getting a feeling, and I knew by the anxiety in his voice that this case was likely to be bad. "There's a young man with a gun shot wound to his right chest" was all the doctor told me over the phone before hanging up.
Mental health officer
Today I spent an hour in the company of a wonderful six-year-old patient building lego trains, driving mini matchbox cars around the floor of the...
It was a hot morning, emergency room was busy as usual. While all colleagues were fully occupied by patients, one more patient had arrived by...
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.