On 25th April, an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit Nepal, near the capital city of Kathmandu. Our sister organisation, DWW Turkey promptly sent a 3 man medical team that arrived within 24 hrs.
Since Mother’s Day 2014, our maternity centre in Sind, Pakistan has helped over 500 mothers give birth safely & provided 2,000 women with Ante-natal care.
Ebola: Doctors Worldwide UK and King’s College partner on Ebola to support the response in Sierra Leone. Doctors Worldwide is please to announce it’s work with King’s College Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP). KSLP is an academic Centre within King’s College, London and has been working at the main Connaught Government Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone well before the outbreak earlier
At DWW Mualafatul Kulub (MK) in Kenya, many of our neighbours in the village were fasting in Ramadan. As many locals earn $1 per day or less, the MK Team suggested an Iftar cooked food program for the entire month. We planned to provide 12,600 meals to 420 vulnerable people who suffer from food poverty, but thanks to ours donors
We are raising funds to provide desperate Gazan’s who can no longer access medications and baby feeds for long term medical conditions. War and conflict doesn’t just cause visible injuries. There are tens of thousands of Gazan’s with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions that need regular medication; infants and babies need special feeds and nutrition.
Marsden Weighing Group, the UK’s leading manufacturer of medical weighing equipment supports our work with orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya.
More Pregnant Mothers and newborns have the chance to survive in Pakistan from now on. Doctors Worldwide is pleased to announce the opening of its rural maternity health centre, DWW RHC Junejo in Sind Province, Pakistan. It is the second phase of DWW’s maternal health program in Pakistan, a country ranked 3rd highest in the world where newborns die on
The Kheshgi Refugee Camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province is home to just under 2,000 Afghan refugees. Many of the elders in the camp have been living in Pakistan as refugees for the past 30 years displaced by war and conflict in Afghanistan. Eight years ago 10,000 Afghans lived here but over time the majority returned back to their homes
The recent floods in Pakistan highlighted the vital role Doctors Worldwide volunteers carry out in the field. Below is an account from one of our volunteers, Dr. Seher Ahmad, GP, who worked in Nowshera, North West Pakistan in September 2010. “This was my first ever experience of working in an emergency. A series of fortunate events enabled me to go
Dr Hasiba Tarin is the reason why so many women travel from miles to attend the clinic as she is the only female doctor in the district of Nowshera and takes care of the health of thousands of women. She says the women prefer to see her as they feel at ease discussing their medical problems with a woman. Sitting