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The Hungarian Red Cross has teamed up with broadcasters of cult TV show The Walking Dead to entice fans of the series to donate blood. More than 1,800 people rolled up their sleeves at 18 The Walking Dead Blood Stores across Hungary and in return walked away with show merchandise.
Laila Begum, 25, is whisked in to the emergency tent at the Red Cross field hospital, in the heart of Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, just a few kilometers from the Myanmar border. Laila is worried about her six-month-old daughter, who has a fever and is struggling to breathe.
By Francis Markus, IFRC The radiologist opens the bamboo gate to the X-ray tent and four year old Nur Kolima heads gingerly in to lie down on the bed for his image to be taken. His mother, Fatima, is taking no chances with his cough symptoms. “I had th …
Nights are the worst. You lie awake thinking about the life you had in Rakhine state in Myanmar, and the violence and fear that sent you running.
There has been enormous progress made in the fight against TB globally, saving an estimated 53 million lives since 2000.