We used our small but well equipped field theatre which had just enough of the right surgical instruments to perform the operation. She had been bleeding for a week before she got to hospital and without the surgery would have died very quickly.

Looking back I can see that it was really good teamwork but at the time it felt a little like a miracle.

– Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) volunteer

EMW_Myanmar_with oximeterMyanmar needs more than a thousand pulse oximeters to close the gap.  That’s a tall order – and a devastating number of lives at risk.

Lifebox® is working with East Meets West, with local colleagues and with Australian and New Zealand supporters to keep them safer.