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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People are literally dying on the floors of the facilities," Doctors Without Borders said in an October press release.
Doctors Without Borders says a major emergency operation is necessary and that children especially need food and medical care.
Doctors Without Borders said they had shared the hospital's GPS coordinates with the coalition to avert such an attack.
Human rights advocates and Doctors Without Borders rightly point out that under the US military code and international laws of war, fatal mistakes that result from recklessness and gross negligence can constitute crimes.
In explaining NDB's collaboration with Doctors Without Borders, Letada says that they recognize that the Filipino diaspora is a source of world-class healthcare professionals (nurses, doctors, physical therapy) and public health community organizers.
3 airstrike hit a hospital run by the international charity Doctors Without Borders and left 22 people dead.
It has now been revealed that despite the notification by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) that the hospital run by them in Kunduz, Afghanistan was under attack on Saturday, the bombing and attacks had gone for another thirty minutes.
With DFATD s support, Doctors Without Borders Canada is helping to meet the basic health needs of up to 800,000 conflict-affected Central Africans in Bangui and in Ouham Province.
E[pounds sterling]SKE[pounds sterling]P (CyHAN)- According to the staff from the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aid organization, over 3,000 refugees are currently at the Greece-Macedonia border.
Vaccination was held under the support of Doctors Without Borders, international humanitarian group.
Doctors Without Borders: Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams Of Medecins Sans Frontieres provides detailed insights on the Doctors Without Borders medical ideals and culture, and comes from a medical sociologist who spent some twenty years researching the organization and its history.