Doctor fears for Rohingya refugees as COVID-19 and a cyclone bear down on Bangladesh camps Dr. Fozia Alvi frequently travels from Airdrie, Alta., to Bangladesh, where her foundation Humanity Auxilium sends teams of doctors every other month to provide medical relief to some of the one million Rohingya refugees living there. This week, the pandemic forced her […]
Fozia Alvi MD.
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You can take action right now to help save countless lives! The Rohingya living in Bangladesh’s refugee camps desperately need our aid as the COVID-19 crisis worsens around the world. The camps are far more vulnerable than other places that have been hard-hit by COVID-19 due to the lack of basic necessities, medical aid, and […]
I will forever be haunted by the story of the girl in the red dress. I sat in a Rohingya refugee tent in Myanmar, listening to horrific stories of murder, arson and rape. One woman was telling me how her baby was snatched from her arms and thrown into the burning remains of their home. […]
I want to share my happiness. Today is such a great day for me, as I just got a call from Bangladesh. Today I got news from Yunus, that one boy that I was struggling so hard this past year to get to university in Bangladesh. That one boy, Yunus, got his UNCHR (United Nations […]
The forgotten Rohingya
AIDS & Community Health Walk
I am delighted and honored to be participating in this year's Rotary District 7070 AIDS & Community Health Walk which is going on till July 29th, 2020. We are raising awareness and supporting APAA (Africans in Partnership Against AIDS). Please sign up for a fun virtual walk and or donate at rotaryaidswalk.ca #RotaryResponds, #Rotary