The Guardian

Annual Report Coverage: Ukraine and Myanmar make 2022 most violent year in a decade for medical staff

Saturday, July 29, 2023
Russian attacks on medical facilities in Ukraine made 2022 the most violent year in a decade for hospitals and health workers operating in conflict zones, according to a new report by a coalition of humanitarian organisations.

Syria field post: 'I had to do procedures I'd never seen. YouTube helped a lot'

Monday, March 16, 2015
A Syrian doctor and hospital director working in Damascus talks about his daily life as the conflict enters its fifth year. "I live in a small room in the hospital. It’s about three metres square, and has a small bathroom and sink. I live there with my wife. We are at the hospital 24/7. My wife teaches in the attached school, and I work in the hospital 24 hours a day. Sometimes I rest or sleep, but if someone needs surgery, I go and work."