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World Humanitarian Day celebrates #WomenHumanitarians: Personal profile, Esraa in Aleppo. BODY. Esraa, a UNICEF Health and Nutrition officer, talks in a school-turned shelter for internally displaced families in Tal Refat town, northern Aleppo Governorate. © UNICEF/ Khudr Al-Issa. Esraa, a paediatrician and humanitarian, says she has survived the devastation of war in her native Syria only by saving others. By Basma Ourfali. Esraa Alkhalaf, 36, is a Health and Nutrition officer with UNICEF in Aleppo, Syria. Before the conflict broke out, she worked as a paediatrician in her private clinic in Aleppo and earned a PhD in paediatric medicine in 2015. Despite the conflict and the hardship, Esraa ch... Full story

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