For more than four years, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have treated severely injured Syrian refugees arriving in Ramtha, Jordan. As our time in the city comes to a close, Renate Sinke, a project coordinator from the Netherlands, remembers saving lives and limbs as part of a remarkable surgical programme.
Syrian Civil War
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Cultural mediator Myriam has been working for MSF / Doctors Without Borders on Lesbos, where people who have made the crossing to Greece from Turkey are forced to live in crowded camps. She explains how offering healthcare allows people living in extremely tough circumstances to once again 'feel human'...
Orthopaedic surgeon Mukul Singhal recently returned from Jordan, where MSF provides medical and psychological care to war-wounded patients from Syria. He tells the story of an inspiring young patient and her family...
MSF psychologist Raimond shares the story of a brave young patient caught up in violent conflict, and how he has learned to cope with PTSD.
Fadumo joined Médecins Sans Frontières in 2013 as a Mental Health Activity Manager. Her latest assignment took her to Jordan where MSF are treating war-wounded Syrians.
Conor Kenny is a doctor working with refugees in Greece. He began his assignment working at Idomeni, a transit camp for refugees on the Greek border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. After residents of the Idomeni camp were evicted, Conor moved to Lesbos to work providing healthcare in specialised camps designated for the most vulnerable refugees on the island.
"Before I could see him, I could hear his screams coming towards us through the fabric of the field clinic tent."