Médecins sans Frontières

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Médecins sans Frontières

The world’s largest private medical disaster relief organisation, which provides medical assistance and humanitarian aid to refugee camps and victims of war, famine, natural disasters, and epidemics in the form of emergency medical care, immunisation and hygienic services, food and water, education, and training.

Médecins sans Frontières    
• Provides essential healthcare during and after conflict.
• Treats people affected by epidemic diseases.
• Helps people in the aftermath of natural disasters.
• Offers medical care to those excluded from healthcare.
• Rehabilitates hospitals and clinics.
• Runs vaccination programmes.
• Performs surgery.
• Operates feeding centres for malnourished children.
• Provides psychological support.
• Runs water and sanitation projects.
• Provides training to local personnel in remote healthcare centres and slum areas.
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Doctors Without Borders was by far the biggest health provider in the northern part of Rakhine around the townships of Maungdaw and Buthidaung, serving about 500,000 people, most of them Rohingya, they said.
Doctors Without Borders, also known by the French acronym MSF, said its trauma centre "was hit several times during sustained bombing and was very badly damaged".
In a statement, Doctors Without Borders said an airstrike "partially destroyed" its trauma hospital in Kunduz, where the Afghan military has been trying to drive Taliban fighters from the city.
7 (Petra)--The US Defence Secretary, Ashton Carter, on Tuesday said the Pentagon "deeply regrets" the deaths of 22 people who died in a US air strike on a hospital in in Kunduz, Afghanistan run by Doctors Without Borders.
15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The QBE Divisional Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Doctors Without Borders.
Rostrup was speaking as he headed towards the Tunisian port of Zarzis, along with others of the five-member Doctors Without Borders team, which was forced to evacuate Zintan.
Amnesty International and Doctors without Borders have also charged that the militias use "widespread torture" against their prisoners in cities such as Tripoli, Misrata and smaller towns like Ghariyan.
Save the Children, Catholic Relief Services, and Doctors Without Borders.
The point certainly is not to throw cold water on the accomplishments of the Doctors Without Borders.
More than 1,500 Doctors Without Borders staff provide free basic healthcare, malnutrition treatment, maternal health, surgery, epidemic response, immunisation campaigns, water, and relief supplies in Somalia.
Hope in hell; inside the the world of Doctors Without Borders, 3d ed.
Aid workers explain how teams set up primary health care clinics to take care of everyday illnesses or refer patients to a Doctors Without Borders or Ministry of Health hospital nearby to treat more serious conditions.