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EMERGENCY presents the report ‘A QUIET REVOLUTION’ The EMERGENCY Anabah Maternity Centre and female empowerment.

2019 is the 41st year of war in Afghanistan. The country has been devastated by a never-ending conflict that has caused huge damage, left hundreds of thousands of casualties, and created an even higher number of internally displaced persons and refugees. The war has seriously compromised the country’s infrastructure, including the national health service. Women […]


Despite criticism from the international community, the Turkish army has been given the green light to conduct Operation ‘Peace Spring’. After starting the offensive against the Kurdish militias in north-eastern Syria, they are proceeding with air raids, on an almost a daily basis, in nearby Iraqi Kurdistan. Several north-eastern Syrian cities are being bombed heavily. […]

‘Beyond the Beach – The Hell and the Hope’, a documentary focused on EMERGENCY’s work around the world at the 76th Venice International Film Festival

‘Beyond the Beach – The Hell and the Hope’, a documentary focused on EMERGENCY’s work around the world, will have its world premiere at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in the Sconfini section. The film is the directorial debut of British producer Graeme A Scott and the American cinematographer Buddy Squires. The media screening […]

The Era of Growing Global Antibiotic Resistance – International Researchers propose an innovative strategy for a new research framework based on more efficient trial design for post marketing evaluation of new antibiotics

Rome, August 30th, 2019 – Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) has become a serious public health threat worldwide. According to The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, known as the Jim O’Neill Commission setup by the UK Government, deaths attributable every year to AMR could rise from today’s 700.000 to ten million by 2050. On May 14, 2015, the […]

EMERGENCY, European Union and Italian Agency for Development Cooperation collaborate to implement a health, nutrition and education programme in Mayo area, Khartoum

Since 2016 in Khartoum, Mayo Area, EMERGENCY has promoted a three-year programme entitled ‘Health and Nutrition for the vulnerable population in Mayo: an integrated multi-sectoral project’, where EMERGENCY offered free-of-charge health care assistance to children under 14 and women in EMERGENCY Paediatric Centre in Mayo. The project has now reached its final phase. During the […]

AFGHANISTAN. Two EMERGENCY employees killed in an air strike.

Gul Ahmad and Musa Khan, two colleagues at EMERGENCY’s First Aid Post in Andar, an easterly district in the province of Ghazni, were killed on Sunday. Gul Ahmad, the supervisor of the First Aid Post, and Musa Khan, a member of our cleaning staff, were travelling to Ghazni by motorbike when they were killed by […]


Approximately 100 people were hit by a series of explosions in the 16th Police District of Kabul, Afghanistan, this morning. The attack took place just as peace talks between the USA and anti-government forces, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, are underway in Doha. The area which was targeted is home to many institutional […]

EMERGENCY responds to outbreak at the Anabah Maternity Centre, Afghanistan

On 4 November 2018 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of EMERGENCY’s Maternity Hospital in Panjshir, Anabah, an outbreak of an unknown and as yet not determined origin was registered. Twelve newborns, who were already in a critical condition and on antibiotic therapy, passed away due to what presented itself as sepsis. EMERGENCY immediately […]


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