September 17, 2020

Dear friends,

Despite the devastating fires which destroyed our clinic and most of our medication and equipment, our team is still on the ground in Lesvos, continuing to carry out our mission to provide healthcare and support to refugees. We are currently operating in s...

September 17, 2020

Doctors and Nurses Needed in Lesvos!
 

We’ve been really encouraged by the rise in volunteer applications during this difficult period following the Moria fires, which destroyed our clinic and most of our medication and equipment. However, we still need doctors and nurs...

September 9, 2020

During the early hours of the night we at Team Kitrinos are deeply saddened about the fires that have ravaged Camp Moria which included our main medical clinic and all its equipment and supplies.


Thankfully, our team is safe. This includes the interpreters who live in...

September 7, 2020

During my recent trip to Moria, I met a woman living in the ‘Olive Grove’ section of the camp. A mother of five, she was still breastfeeding one of her children. She had several lumps over her body, one of which was under her arm: a ‘red flag’, as it can indicate cance...

August 17, 2020

Above right: our volunteers help 7-year old Amir* clean his injury. Left: Two children play in a pile of rubbish in Camp Moria, 2020.

In the Kitrinos clinics, we have a range of responsibilities: referring those suspected of COVID-19 for testing, emergency care, and man...

The demolition of the COVID-19 Isolation Facility, image courtesy of KH volunteer Patrick Lee, August 2020.

All that coughs is not Covid, so how do you screen for and prevent an outbreak in a refugee camp setting?

“Stay home, save lives.”

What if your home is a tent in an...

July 28, 2020

In our newly launched emergency room, we see a broad spectrum of seriously ill and injured patients on a daily basis.

Thanks to generously donated medicine and medical equipment, alongside colleagues from Boat Refugee Foundation and Medical Volunteers Internat...

July 27, 2020

Dear friends,

We are urgently recruiting doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics and pharmacists to join our team in Camp Moria, Lesvos. Stipends are available depending on duration of stay, needs and experience.

Could you take 1+ month to join a diverse team of...

July 21, 2020

Before fleeing Syria, 51-year-old Hashim* miraculously survived a grenade blast for which he had to undergo urgent surgery on his brain, chest and left arm, but he unfortunately lost an eye and hearing in both ears.

When the Kitrinos team were about to leave their Frida...

July 15, 2020

Above: Oonagh practices TTT on a patient;                 TTT demonstration sheets for patients.

Refugees struggling with their mental wellbeing are referred to the TTT clinic after a consultation with the Kitrinos medical team.

Ma...

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