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Rohingya Refugees: Rohingya and Refugee Camps

rohingya refugees: More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar to escape brutal persecution since late August and many of them remain stuck in cramped refugee camps in Bangladesh, requiring medical attention, according to CBC. Over 6,700 Rohingya killed in a single month, Doctors Without Borders estimates'I have no right to look away' Doctor says world needs to know plight of Rohingya refugees Li boarded a plane earlier this fall and headed to Malumghat, where hospitals and NGOs are working around the clock to keep up with health care demands. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, is used to dealing with challenging medical situations but little could have prepared him for what he saw on a recent trip to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. For several weeks, he volunteered with the surgical centre at a mission hospital there. More than half the patients were children and many of them had never received medical care in a hospital before, Li said. It was a well-run hospital but it was very busy, often over capacity, he told CBC host of The Early Edition Rick Cluff. ( As reported in the news.