For them, a red T-shirt is a symbol of hope, a promise of safety and care. And it's a promise we intend to keep.
Monica Pinna of EuroNews reports once again from our hospital in Kabul, meeting patients affected by the intense and long-lasting war in Afghanistan, and the medical staff who work around the clock to provide them with treatment.
This morning, a central district of Kabul, Afghanistan, was the scene of a deadly attack.
"These are the patients we admitted in the last 24 hours. They're between 3 and 70 years old."
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
More than half of these attacks occurred in in the capital, where EMERGENCY’s surgical centre has been offering treatment to victims of war since 2001.
Kabul is at the epicentre of the conflict in Afghanistan.
Hedayat is 38 years old. He’s been working as a surgeon at EMERGENCY’s Surgical Centre for War Victims in Kabul for 14 years.
We were delighted to welcome Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, for a visit of our Surgical Centre for War Victims in Kabul yesterday
Nadim is at the Kabul Surgical Centre, accompanied by his father.