It’s not every day that we get to catch up with a former patient and hear about their new life.
Sometimes our patients respond with a smile - sometimes with quiet, dignified determination.
Founding EMERGENCY was a gut reaction, not just a mental decision.
EMERGENCY doesn’t just mean war surgery – it means medicine, rights and equality.
Simply put, they provide care - in every sense of the word.
Sidra is nine years old, she lives in Mosul, Iraq, and we think she should be able to run around and play, just like any other girl her age.
It’s EMERGENCY’s very own 007, built in 1998 in the labs at the Centre by amputee and disabled former patients.
Wherever we work, all around the world, we always provide our patients with the treatment - and compassion - that they deserve.
Now, with her energy restored, she can go to school again and play with her friends!
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.