Your Impact: Training Healthcare Workers in the Rohingya Camps

Medical Faculty in Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh

Doctors Worldwide has been active in Bangladesh since November 2017, responding to the Rohingya Crisis through the Doctors Worldwide Improving Care in Health Emergencies (DICE) Programme, in partnership with the UN-IOM. Between April – December 2020, we delivered core capacity building and mentoring programmes in Primary Care and Emergency Care for Bangladeshi healthcare workers working […]

Eyewitness Account: Fire in the Rohingya Refugee Camps

People look on over the burnt remnants of the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh after a fire incident

On 22 March 2021, a huge fire spread through the Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Reports indicate that an estimated 11 people lost their lives, with 560 others injured, 6 health facilities destroyed, 10,000 shelters damaged/destroyed, and 45,000 individuals displaced (WHO, 2021).  Speaking about the incident, Sayeed Ahmed, our Project Field Coordinator, describes […]