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.
Here, we always try to see the glass as half full. Even here in the Intensive Care Unit, where we monitor patients after their operations, waiting for them to wake back up again.
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
A drone killed six people and three wounded patients are being taken to our First Aid Post.
Our hospital beds are full every day. And nobody knows why we keep fighting this war. It has simply become normal
This is how they try to forget the pain of the wounds caused by a war that keeps making so much noise outside.
This year, the violence has been relentless
In 2004 the organisation opened the Lashkar-Gah Surgical Centre, the only hospital offering free and high-quality medical and surgical care in the entire region.
We began to see smoke rising above the houses. A car bomb had exploded outside the stadium about a mile away from us.
Graziana, a nurse who has recently returned from Afghanistan, shares her experiences.