"These are the patients we admitted in the last 24 hours. They're between 3 and 70 years old."
Founding EMERGENCY was a gut reaction, not just a mental decision.
A couple of inches to the left or the right, and the shrapnel could have hit his head, or a vital organ, but fortunately he had the best protection any baby boy can have: his mother.
Thanks to you and to all midwives around the world.
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.
Wherever we work, all around the world, we always provide our patients with the treatment - and compassion - that they deserve.
To mark the occasion, we stopped by to have a look around and meet some of the incredible people who make our work possible.
Even though we receive over 2,000 patients every month, we always find time to make everyone feel welcome.
It’s not by chance that we’ve chosen today to tell her story: it’s Babadi’s 74th birthday, and we want to dedicate the day to her. So please, join us in sending a huge “Happy birthday!” to Babadi in Sierra Leone!
EMERGENCY has always believed that access to free medical care is a fundamental human right and must be available to everyone.