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 International, we are able to provide immediate care to all residents of Moria refugee camp as well as to asylum seekers housed in the town of Mytilene.
Over the hot summer period, we have been able to prevent dehydration in
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 humanitarians on our mission to care for forgotten refugees? Register your interest via our short, no-commitment online form today: www.kitrinoshealthcare.org/vacancies Feel free to contact us for further inf
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 Friday shift in Moria Camp clinic, Hashim came in from central triage for fatigue, nausea and poor vision. Following tests, we discovered he had excessively high blood sugar. In ideal circumstances he would be immed
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. Many of those who attended the clinic were sad and overwhelmed, some due to very distressing panic attacks - were unable to walk or talk, struggling to breathe, and lashing out. As well as offering ‘tapping’, I incorporated hand and shoulder massages,
We are delighted to announce the winners of Kitrinos Healthcare's first ever Eid ul-Adha Greetings Card Competition! We want to offer our warmest congratulations to Zaina, aged 14, from Bangladesh, who won 1st Prize for this gorgeous work of art: Zaina's artwork will be made into an 'Eid Greetings Card' which will soon be available to buy on our online shop. All proceeds will go towards our Eid ul-Adha Food & Clothing Appeal 2020. We also want to send our congratulations to N