Creating a Comic at One of the Busiest Maternity Wards in the World

Inside an Afghan hospital, taking photographs and videos is extremely restricted for cultural and security reasons — so we turned to illustrations to share this special story of women caring for women.

In one hospital in Khost in eastern Afghanistan, not far from the Pakistani border, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) midwives and doctors have helped bring more than 100,000 babies into the world.

Aurélie sketches a newborn in Khost maternity hospital in December 2017.

Medical aid org working globally to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org