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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We will donate the prize money to Medicins Sans Frontieres and we support their work for pregnant women, newborns, and malaria control in Congo-Kinshasa, says professor Jonas F Ludvigsson.
ALL are welcome to UNA Menai Riverside Picnic to raise funds for Medicins Sans Frontieres. To be held on Saturday, July 23, at Lon Isaf Farm, Half Way Bridge, Bangor LL57 4AB, from 2pm to 4pm.
"Then, in the company of five other big players--CARE, World Vision, Save the Children and Medicins Sans Frontieres," Gill writes, "it remained on hand to bring relief to a stricken population." The lesson appears clear.
After university, Luke worked with street children in Colombia before joining Medicins Sans Frontieres, an international medical humanitarian aid agency, providing medical services to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and other disasters.
The INGOs which have been cleared by the Interior Ministry include Kokyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK) Japan, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Operational Centre Brussels, Belgium, Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind ( Sight Savers) UK, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) France, Qatar Charity, Qatar, Jhpiego Corporation, USA, Oxfam Great Britan UK, Helpage International, UK, Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Holland, Care International USA, USA, Secours Islamique France, France, Association for Aid and Relief Japan, Japan, JEN (Japan Emergency NGOS) Japan, International Medical Corps (IMC) USA, Saudi Relief Committee for Afghanistan (SRCA) KSA, Relief International USA, World Learning Inc.
28 (Petra) -- Interior Minister Salama Hammad, on Sunday, met with the International President of Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Colville said that in Maarat al-Numan, in Idlib Governorate, two hospitals were attacked, including one supported by Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF or Doctors Without Borders), which was reportedly hit by four missiles, allegedly killing nine people and injuring 30 others.
A Medicins Sans Frontieres Hospital in the northwestern town of Maarat al-Numan was hit by four missiles in two attacks just minutes apart.
Medical humanitarian organisation Medicins Sans Frontieres has been at the forefront of efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to some of the region's fiercest conflicts.
This situation has shown us how much we must fight for those who are survivors,' Fanta Oulen Camara, who works for Medicins Sans Frontieres Belgium (Doctors Without Borders), told Reuters.
A Saudi-led airstrike has also hit a hospital run by medical aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the Yemeni city of Sa'ada, according to the group's statement.
Medical charity Medicins Sans Frontiers has warned the world is running out of the most effective treatment against what?