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.
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