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    Giving birth is one of the most vulnerable moments a woman can experience.  It can be anxiety-inducing enough in a well-equipped hospital in the UK, but the women of Idlib, Syria are literally having their babies in a warzone. The threats they face are myriad, not only to themselves...

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  • Back in January when I first had the idea of a march to protest against the targeting of healthcare workers in warzones, I couldn’t have imagined how bad things would be by the time we gathered in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 7 May. We marched – doctors, families, medical...

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  • When Abdel Malek was brought into the emergency room in Aleppo in September 2014, his lower left leg was so badly damaged by fragments from a barrel bomb attack that the Syrian doctors thought they would have to amputate the little boy’s foot. The doctors that remain in Aleppo...

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