The small MSF clinic in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh was always busy. But on August 25, 2017, more patients started to arrive. They weren't coming with measles or bringing their children after an accident. They had gunshot wounds and burns, severe injuries, and horrifying stories of what they had left behind.
Doctor Konstantin Hanke was there, and shares his experience.
I almost burst into tears. Love may not be a drug but it is as powerful as any medicine.
When little girl arrived at the clinic with potentially deadly tetanus, British doctor Ian Cross wasn't sure she would survive. He shares her remarkable story.
A girl came in. She had been shot in the eye.
By December, over 600,000 people had fled over the border, and the MSF teams were coping with huge numbers of patients living in makeshift camps. UK doctor Nina Goldman kept a record of just some of the many people she saw in a single day at the clinic.
The goal is to vaccinate 985,000 people against cholera… in seven days!
With hundreds of thousands of people living in makeshift conditions, without adequate access to clean water and sanitation, the risk of a deadly cholera outbreak is high.
German nurse Heidi joined a hugely ambitious project aiming to give almost a million people a potentially life-saving vacccine.
Diphtheria pushed us to the brink
Samreen, a doctor from India, had never seen a case of diphtheria in her life. None of the team had. Across the world this deadly illness had been almost wiped out through vaccination programmes. So why was it back?
My lasting hope for these children is that they will experience the reality of the words they sing
How do you care for people's mental health when the situation around them is so unstable? British mental health officer Alison Fogg shares a moving account of treating Rohingya people inside the world's largest refugee camp.
We have to step up and ensure that they aren’t just getting food and water, but a future too
Two years after violence in Myanmar forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people to flee across the border into Bangladesh, refugees living in the Kutupalong “megacamp” remain stuck with little hope of returning home. Australian emergency coordinator Arunn Jegan shares what he's seen.
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