Posts tagged makeshift

Surgery In Syria, Part 2: “It Really Is A Drop In The Ocean”

Dr. Martial Ledecq is a surgeon who recently completed a one-month mission in Syria, where he worked in one of the four makeshift medical facilities Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) set up in the north of country. Since the end of June 2012, our teams have treated more than 2,500 patients and carried out some 550 surgical procedures.

Makeshift Hospital in Syria

Conflict in Syria has made it difficult for the wounded to access health treatment. See how MSF doctors, in cooperation with an association of Syrian doctors, turned a house in into a makeshift hospital. They have been treating patients there since June.