The professional growth that Yousof has experienced in our hospital fills him with pride
Human rights do not come with a price tag.
In 1998, we opened our Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Centre in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - a country in which mines have killed over 6,000 people in the last 25 years.
To mark the occasion, we stopped by to have a look around and meet some of the incredible people who make our work possible.
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.
After my injury I would never have believed I’d be back working, let alone able to live a normal life like everyone else.
After an intense period of training with the staff at our Medical and Surgical Centre in Anabah, Doctor Amin, ‘our’ Amin, has passed his specialist exam at Kabul University.
The WHO delegation reiterated its appreciation for EMERGENCY’s work around the world, with Dr Ghebreyesus saying that he had “seen first-hand the incredible work it does”.
We’re trying. And judging by the expression of the little boy as he eats, and his mother’s smile, our recipe is seeing some success.
The main aim of the Centre is to remove all barriers created by disability and to allow individuals to regain a livelihood for themselves and their families.