Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

Baghdad doctor and MSF

How does the richest nation in the world allow that there is no anaesthetic and no x-ray for this six year old in the clip from the documentary Baghdad Doctor over on The Guardian

Iraq for sale showed and described trucks travelling the country empty. 

In spite of their unfathomable suffering the Iraqi people still demonstrate spirit and resilience.

If those who can affect change would show some basic regard for this unnecessary human suffering one could be hopeful. What does anaesthetic weigh for God’s sake?

Medincin Sans Frontieres have a piece on the struggles of Iraqi health system to provide to victims of violence.

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