international

Hope from above

It’s an incomparable sound, sometimes a buzzing, sometimes a knocking, occasionally underlined by the slight hissing of a turbine. In any case, in our part of the world the noise, the last 75 years, always mean...

“Aberhonddu in Cymru”

“Normans”. Fearfully, Arwyn gazes south towards Pen y Fan. Unmistakeably, a fire is burning up there on the summit of the region’s highest mountain. It’s a signal. A warning by his fellow countrymen to the inha...
Collage Iran Ambulance

Hospital in Iran: Saving a life is priceless

What comes first into your mind, when you think about Iran? Here might be something new: This is a story straight out of everyday day life in an Iranian hospital. Take a look behind the newspapers’ headlines ab...

India: A tongue-in-cheek travel guide for EMTs

India is beautiful, fascinating and somehow incomprehensible. Our general knowledge about the Republic of India, which emerged from a British colony in 1947, is mostly characterized by TV stereotypes. As typica...
Lebensretter

THE PROMISE: I WILL NOT LET YOU DIE!

How often do you promise something each day? And can you abide by all these promises? Sometimes the patients want to force doctors, nurses or EMTs to augur their recovery, just knowing that the answer might be ...
The White Helmets - Die weißen Helme

THE WHITE HELMETS – First Responders of Syria

Hundreds of bombs are dropped on Syria every day. The Arabian Republic is divided in several areas, whether controlled by governmental troops, or by one or more of the numerous rebels’ associations. The politic...