EMERGENCY doesn’t just mean war surgery – it means medicine, rights and equality.
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.
As he talks, Murad has an easy-going smile that conveys serenity and peace – reflecting the name of the IDP camp where he lives and works: Ashti. But emphasising the positive side of things isn’t always enough. Even if you’re a child.
“Now I feel more confident, and I love my job. I want to become even more specialised and learn new things from this profession.”
They are the WOMEN who treat our patients and they are our patients: with their energy, they change the world of everyone around them. Happy International Women's Day From EMERGENCY!
After my injury I would never have believed I’d be back working, let alone able to live a normal life like everyone else.