No anesthetists, just six ICU beds left in east Aleppo, doctor says

Sep 29, 2016

No anesthetists, just six ICU beds left in east Aleppo, doctor says

Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Aleppo has no anesthetists and only six intensive care beds after two hospitals were disabled by airstrikes overnight, a doctor from the Syrian American Medical Society said on Wednesday. Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked a major Aleppo hospital out ...

Two biggest hospitals in rebel-held Aleppo bombed

Sep 28, 2016

Two biggest hospitals in rebel-held Aleppo bombed

An airstrike and artillery fire hit the two largest hospitals in rebel-held parts of Syria’s Aleppo on Wednesday, in what rights groups said was a deliberate strategy of targeting civilian infrastructure. President Bashar Assad’s forces and his ally Moscow have carried out a barrage ...

First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

Sep 21, 2016

First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

The first Japanese private hospital opened in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on this week, with the aim of helping to reduce the flow of Cambodian patients to neighboring countries. The four-story Sunrise Japan Hospital was opened in the presence of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun ...

U.S. Army gives combat medics new type of lifesaving tourniquet

Sep 4, 2016

U.S. Army gives combat medics new type of lifesaving tourniquet

Throughout the history of modern warfare, countless wounded fighters have been saved from bleeding to death by tourniquets — the straps or ties that wrap around a damaged limb and staunch hemorrhaging. But what if a soldier is shot through the pelvis, or in ...