August 11, 2019

Dear friend,

Happy Eid Al-Adha 2019! Today, thousands of people in refugee camps across Greece will be celebrating this 'second Eid' to commemorate the day God tested Ibrahim’s devotion by requesting he sacrificed his son Ismael, before stopping Ibrahim and instead gi...

*Disclaimer: this account includes descriptions of injuries and police violence, which may be distressing for some readers.

It has been almost four years since my very first humanitarian medical expedition to Lesvos, and the haunting images I faced there will not lay to...

April 23, 2019

Since September 2018, Kitrinos Healthcare has been working seven days per week in Camp Moria, the largest and most notorious camp on the island of Lesvos. We are the only medical actors operating on weekends in both Moria and Kara Tepe refugee camps, so Saturdays and S...

February 1, 2019

*Content Warning: Please note that this text includes mentions of torture and rape, which may be distressing for some readers. 

It is the end of a long day in the Kitrinos clinic, and I am tired. A family bring a two year old to the clinic who is unwell and breathing fa...

November 23, 2018

This is an excerpt from the diary of one of our doctors who worked with us in one of the world's most notorious refugee camps.

WARNING: Please be aware that the following text discusses FGM, abduction, rape and mutilation, which readers may find distressing.

(Note: a mor...

October 8, 2017

[8/10/2017] A 5-year-old Syrian girl died inside Moria camp at Lesvos. There is no official confirmation of the causes of deaths, but life in the unbearable conditions of Moria camp contributed without any doubt.

According to the available info, the girl had a serious h...

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