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Living with death: an Ebola doctor's diary – part one  

Graves in the cemetery next to the Red Cross Ebola treatment centre

Death and despair are intertwined with hope and joy in Sierra Leone. In this five-part series, a Red Cross doctor gives an insight into life fighting Ebola. 

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Marjorie Stacey from Poole was helped by the assisted discharge scheme

Join our friendly team of volunteers and do something positive for your community. Browse our volunteering roles to find something that suits you.

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Constantin’s story: Support helped me quit drugs

A man stands outside in the snow

Constantin Dukhanin, who is living with HIV, faced fear and discrimination to turn his life around.

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'I saved my lovely baby's life'

Baby life-saver Lucy Smith

Mum really does know best, it seems. Lucy Smith learned baby first aid while she was pregnant - and it was the best decision she ever made.

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Ebola Outbreak Appeal

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