The explosion damaged our First Aid Post, which is located approximately 200 metres away.
The bombing in Sangin comes after weeks of renewed violence while the country waits for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government to begin.
#WorldRefugeeDay - today and every day until borders, hearts and minds are opened to those fleeing from conflict and persecution.
We will miss you Dr Anton. Goodbye Doctor.
EMERGENCY has been present in Kabul since 2001 with a Surgical Centre providing treatment to war victims.
another horrific attack, this time on the maternity ward of a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) -affiliated hospital
"There was an explosion at the entrance and armed men raided the hospital”, says Marco Puntin. “Violence surrounds you in Afghanistan. This is the reality.”
Monika is the Medical Coordinator of our Anabah Maternity Centre, in Afghanistan. She is also a mother, and today she wanted to share this letter with us.
Thank you to them and all midwives around the world for everything you do.
This work will continue.