Doctors Without Borders


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Doctors Without Borders,

Fr. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), international organization that provides emergency medical assistance to people suffering from a natural or societal disaster, such as an earthquake, disease epidemic, or war. MSF was founded (1971) by a group of French doctors who felt that much international aid was often medically inadequate and too easily obstructed by legal obstacles. The group now has more than 2,000 persons providing medical care in 80 countries; MSF personnel also seek to focus media attention on problems and injustices in the areas where they serve. The organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.
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The medical humanitarian group (http://www.msf.org/article243/msf-forced-close-all-medical-programmes-somalia) Doctors Without Borders (also known as Medecins San Frontieres/MSF) will withdraw from Somalia after 22 years because of "extreme attacks" on staff.
Al-Armouti added that coordination with Doctors without Borders and
The statement issued by Doctors Without Borders on Tuesday explains that the current violence is a continuation of violent clashes which began Dec.
I wasn't counting, but there were four or five rockets every half an hour or 15 minutes," Anja Wolz of Doctors Without Borders said by telephone.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Shawwal 7, 1434, Aug 14, 2013, SPA -- The aid group Doctors Without Borders says it's pulling out of Somalia after 22 years of work there because of attacks on its staff, AP reported.
On March 13 Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) spokesperson announced that the three foreign aid workers held hostage in war-torn Darfur are ‘in good health' and unharmed.
PARIS, Safar 5, 1433, Dec 30, 2011, SPA -- Doctors Without Borders says that two of its employees in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital - a Belgian and an Indonesian - have been killed in gunfire that occurred in one of its offices, AP reported.
Doctors Without Borders said at least two of the eight doctors working at the Al Quds hospital in a rebel-held area of Aleppo were killed in Wednesday night's attack.
Summary: Port-au-Prince, Rajab 1, 1432 / Jun 3, 2011, SPA -- The humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned Friday of an "alarming resurgence" of cholera in Haiti, especially in the capital Port-au-Prince, according to dpa.
GDQ events have been held since 2010, raising money for several charities; Doctors Without Borders being one of the most common organizations donated to.
Doctors without Borders (MSF), another global health organization, (https://www.msf.org/who-launches-strategy-cut-snakebite-deaths-and-disabilities-half) welcomed the WHO's initiative to address the crisis.
Medical charity Doctors Without Borders said it was seeing around 200 likely cholera cases a day in the city of Beira alone.