Kurdish Diaspora doctors care for people displaced by ISIS

Doctors Nemam Ghafouri, Korshid Ibrahim and Naza Othman, all Swedish doctors with Kurdish roots, listen as a 15 year-old Yezidi girl talks about the trauma she’s been through.
Dr. Nemam Ghafouri consulting with Yezidi patient Base Suleyman at Bajet Kandela camp in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Shereen Khalil, 80, cares for her nephews after their mother was killed when a bomb struck the house during the ISIS attack on their Yazidi village. Photo by Jodi Hiton
Pediatrician Dr. Mohammad Sayid, a Syrian Kurd, checking a young patient in the clinic at Bajet Kandela Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. Photo by Jodi Hilton
Dr. Nemam Ghafouri with Hadiya Qasim, 18, who suffered from a hip fracture and was misdiagnosed at the public hospital. Photo by Jodi Hilton
Cradles being distributed for newborns by the Kurdish-Swedish doctors at Bajet Kandela Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. Photo by Jodi Hilton

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Jodi Hilton is a photojournalist who has been covering stories of migration from Asia to the Middle East to Europe and in-between.

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