Unable to access East Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Médecins Sans Frontières /Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been supporting doctors in the area...
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Marion is a clinical psychotherapist currently working for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Syria. Here she explains how the support of the MSF team and a loving family helped one little girl cope with the effects of war …
"Aisha is curled up on the mattress. She has a beautiful smile despite having just lost her two front teeth. Aisha and her family fled Raqqa City last month. Despite the challenges, they have managed to sustain Aisha’s need for regular blood transfusions, relying on family members for frequent donations of blood..."
When doctors don't know what's wrong with a patient, they order tests. But many people don't know what happens next. Kate is a biomedical scientist working in our hospital in Jordan. She blogs about the life-saving work of the lab...
Since the start of the Syrian war, around a million refugees have fled into Lebanon. In Beirut, camps that have housed Palestinian refugees for decades now house the more recently displaced Syrians. South African midwife Zani Prinsloo recently worked in two of these camps, bringing maternal health care to vulnerable women living there.