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Doctors Worldwide launches Maternity Centre in rural Pakistan

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

Kheshgi Refugee Camp

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

Dr. Seher Ahmad GP

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. Tarin – The Only Female Doctor in Nowshera, Pakistan

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