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    The wishing list of MFS (Medicines Sans

    Frontieres) for 2015: 1 A new treatment and vaccines and Ebola, 2 Lower prices for new vaccines, 3 US! Stop bullying India, farmacy of the developing world! 4 TB test and treatment (that work for children) 5 South Africa, Please... fix the patent laws! 6 Register...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 3, 2015

    Meet Doctor Fred Hollow.

        The life and work of a wonderful man!
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    Oct 30, 2013

    Where Am I Needed?

    Greetings. This is my first post and I’m not even sure if I’m in the right place. I have just enrolled in a TEFL course (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and I need to decide where I would like to begin my career. My TEFL course will specialize in business language...
    Photondragonfly Photondragonfly
    56-60, M
    Sep 22, 2013

    Update: central African Republic.

    (CAR) It is raining season in the Central African Republic. and with the rains comes a peak in malaria cases. malaria is the number one killer of young children in the country which is experiencing a chronic health crisis aggravated by the recent conflict and violence. Nine...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2015

    Regular Support.

    As a family we support MSF. The work they do is essential since governments tend to use Medicare as a political weapon of control. We support the work of UNICEF too, and contribute readily and often. It is really important hat these international bodies, like the Croix Rouge...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2013

    A Letter From Doctor Natalie Roberts From Medecins Sans Frontieres

    I am part of the Medecins Sans Frontieres team providing training and equipment to hospitals and health facilities in Aleppo. There is so much avoidable disease and trauma in Syria that we as Medecins Sans Frontieres can really help with and there is really no one else to do it...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2013

    Medecins Sans Frontieres in Syria.

    The first ambulance arrives before we are ready. It is a pick up truck carrying two wounded men from the front line,pallid and semi-conscious lying on mattresses in the back. A wave of young men (volunteers from the surrounding villages) surge towards the truck and 20 hands...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    8 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    A Letter From Nurse Abdul Wassay From Medecins Sans Frontieres

    I've been the medical team leader for the past 11 months here at Medecins Sans Frontieres' 100 beds hospital,South Soudan. After working for Medecins Sans Frontieres for several years in Pakistan and seeing the critical assistance we deliver,I decided to come to South Sudan to...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

    Patch Adams MD: A Doctor With A Difference.

        Hunter Doherty "Patch"Adams, born in May 28,1945,in Washington DC is an American physician,social activist,clown and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organises a group of volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    5 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    Medecins Sans Frontieres

          Doctors without borders are doing tremendous work all over the world.They are truly dedicated people who often work in the most dangerous conditions for very little monetary reward. A story should be dedicated to them.
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    10 Responses Aug 24, 2013

    The latest in the story of two Australian

    citizens,Andrew Chan and Myuran sukumaran who are now awaiting execution on the island of Nusakambangan.A last plea to president Joko Widodo by our president. http://www.news.com.au/national/julie-bishop-and-tony-abbott-make-last-ditch-attempts-to-save-the-lives-of-andrew-chan...
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2015

    He's being called a "Jewish Schindler" -- a

    modern day rescuer of young women and girls in Iraq who've been taken by force by ISIS. Steve Maman is the Montreal businessman behind a project called the Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq, or C.Y.C.I. And just as Oskar Schindler saved Jews from the death...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015

    Two young men's lives hang in the balance,

    please sign this letter to the president of Bali.Their plea for mercy has again been denied.They could be executed by firing squad any days now.See the whole story here. http://info.mercycampaign.org/blog/standing-andrew-myuran/
    berangere berangere
    66-70, F
    6 Responses Feb 5, 2015
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