As Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip continue, a briefing session was held in Abiko City, Chiba Prefecture, where Yuko Nakajima, a doctor who worked as a member of the international NGO Médecins Sans Frontières, reported on the situation there.

The debriefing session was held by a citizen group in Abiko City, and approximately 150 people, including local residents, participated.

As part of an international team from Médecins Sans Frontières, Ms. Nakajima spent three weeks in the area starting in November last year, where she was in charge of anesthesia and emergency medical care at a hospital in Khan Yunis, in the south, which is currently under heavy attack. Ta.

During the briefing session, Mr. Nakajima explained the tragic situation, including how many children were being rushed to the hospital every day, and how many children had lost all other family members and were just barely surviving. .

She added, ``Children who have lost limbs will continue to experience pain, so I sometimes asked myself if I should extend their lives.Children need to be cared for, including their mental health, but when their families are gone, it hurts my heart.'' I looked back.

She appealed, ``No matter how much medical work we continue, if we don't stop the war itself, it will be a waste.Japan is relatively free from political constraints, so I want Japan to make its presence felt.''

A woman in her 60s who participated said, ``I was heartbroken when I learned about the current situation of children.I felt it was important to first learn about what was happening locally.''