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Integral mission through palliative care in Nepal

When the first mission workers arrived in Nepal in 1954, Leprosy was endemic and caused much suffering with high levels of disability, social stigma and ostracism from the community. With its mission to serve the poorest and most marginalised, International Nepal Fellowship (INF) opened Green […]

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Organ Trafficking in a Time of COVID

 Organ Trafficking in Egypt: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’. Indonesian woman shocked to find kidney had been removed after working in Qatar. Pakistani police rescue 24 from organ trafficking gang. The organ snatchers: Boy of 12 smuggled into the UK…for gang to […]

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Jany Haddad – surgeon, pastor, leader, mentor and family man

Jany Haddad (born Teheran, Iran, 13 March 1954, died Aleppo, Syria, 14 August 2020) ‘Doctor, we plead with you, please do not leave Aleppo, you are the salt of this land. You are the light of this city.’ So spoke Dr Jany Haddad’s Muslim patients […]

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COVID-19 exposing global health inequalities

Last week, I looked at how COVID-19 was disproportionately affecting people of colour in the UK, and how existing social and health inequalities were being brought into the light once again by the pandemic. But while the rich world grapples with its legacy of social […]

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‘Green zones’ for the vulnerable may be a cheap and effective option for preventing coronavirus spread in low-resource settings

  The US and Western Europe have so far been the hardest hit by the coronavirus with over 80 per cant of cases worldwide – but there’s good reason to think that the Developing World will ultimately suffer most. According to a recent report, 40 million […]