News (Jan. 2016): Special welcome to visitors referred by the International Rescue Committee!
Click on blue map markers to see words or video from healthcare providers there.
Note: As the amount of content increases, the ability to search by region or type (hospital, primary care, warzone, etc.) will be added—but all reports have shown a strikingly common spirit.
While we would not choose many of the situations described on this site, it can be illuminating for us to get a glimpse of them through virtual reality. Recent technology makes this possible at low cost. Cardboard goggles, available for under $20, can be be used with any smartphone to view 360° video.
If you are a medical professional, we encourage you to send in 360° video to help the rest of the world better understand the situations you deal with. On request, we may be able to send you appropriate camera hardware and provide instruction.
If you're new to this technology, get a taste by viewing a recent virtual reality experience about child refugees with your smartphone after installing the NYT VR app.