Sian Geraty, emergency medicine specialist, from South Africa, describes how doctors and nurses in Iraq dealt with everyday emergencies in Sadr City
One year since the battle between the Islamic State (IS) group and the Iraqi forces officially ended in Mosul, the health system is still in ruins and struggling to cope as thousands of people continue to return to the city.
MSF recently distributed 550 hygiene kits and water containers to families who have returned to Mosul’s old city.
Over the past four years, MSF medical staff have delivered more than 3,400 babies and provided more than 27,400 gynaecological consultations in Iraq.
Operating theatre nurse Jonine Lotter shares her experience treating wounded patients in MSF’s hospital on wheels in Mosul, Iraq.
Iraqis are returning home in Mosul after years of violence to find their houses rigged with explosive devices and their cities uninhabitable, according to in
Monica Thallinger is a paediatrician. Since the end of July she has been taking care of Iraqi children in the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in West Mosul.
She tells the story of a city in rubble, and a population in need of care to heal from months of suffering.
MSF teams are running medical projects in nine areas affected by the conflict or near the frontlines. This update focuses on Mosul and its outskirts.