Towards the end of the morning we heard planes overhead. A few minutes later I heard the sirens; two women were rushed into the ER...
Joanne Liu, then the International President of Médecins Sans Frontières, sends a dispatch from the emergency room in Aleppo.
She would press on her pens so hard that it looked to me that her fierce colouring allowed her to empty her head and the feelings she had deep inside
Mental health specialist Charlotte meets a young patient who has experienced first-hand the trauma of the war.
Total destruction is hard to describe; a state of hysteria took over, first among the families looking for their loved ones, neighbors searching for their neighbors, and then it spread to us medical staff.
The director of a hospital supported by MSF describes the race to provide medical care after an airstrike.
Chronic conditions like Aisha's are largely invisible in war
The health system in Syria has been devastated by years of war. This means that patients who require regular treatment, often for life-threatening conditions, face a desperate search to get the care they need. Vanessa blogs about one little girl and her determined family...
If the level of brutality has brought humanity close to collapse, you are the reason why a piece of it is still alive
An MSF emergency coordinator shares an open letter to the Syrian doctors risking their lives to save others.
A woman who has just given birth will arrive in ten minutes ... Patient is profusely bleeding and unstable
In war, basic health services like maternity care shut down. MSF nurse Martina tells the story of a dangerously ill patient and the community that saved her.
There have been times when I even wanted to give up, but my patients did not give up on me
As shelling intensified in his home area of Idlib, one doctor shared his story of saving lives despite everything.