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Doctors Without Borders Medecins Sans Frontieres. Sarah Hoehn. MSF is an international medical humanitarian organization. www.cafebabel.co.uk. What do they Believe?. All people have the right to medical care regardless of race, religion, creed, or political affiliation.

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Doctors without borders medecins sans frontieres

Doctors Without BordersMedecins Sans Frontieres

Sarah Hoehn


Msf is an international medical humanitarian organization

MSF is an international medical humanitarian organization

www.cafebabel.co.uk


What do they believe

What do they Believe?

  • All people have the right to medical care regardless of race, religion, creed, or political affiliation

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Médecins_Sans_Frontières


What do they believe1

What do they Believe?

  • The needs of people outweigh the respect for national borders

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Médecins_Sans_Frontières


Msf s goal is to bring quality medical care to all people caught in the midst of a crisis

MSF’s goal is to bring quality medical care to all people caught in the midst of a crisis

http://web.mit.edu/msfweek


Msf provides aid in over 70 countries

MSF provides aid in over 70 countries

www.globalpatriot.com

www.cache.boston.com


Msf employs 27 000 people from all different nationalities

MSF employs 27,000 people from all different nationalities.

www.ippnw-students.org

money.howstuffworks.com


Countries involved

Countries Involved:

www.doctorswithoutborders.org


Countries involved1

Countries Involved:

Six Main Sections around the World:

Holland

France

Belgium

Switzerland

Spain

Luxembourg

www.doctorswithoutborders.org


Doctors without borders medecins sans frontieres

1971 – MSF is founded in France

1984 – MSF aids victims of the Famine in Ethiopia

1993 – MSF helps refugees of the Civil war in Burundi

1994 – Genocide in Rwanda, Crisis in Zaire, MSF is there!

1999 – Access to essential medicines, MSF gets Nobel peace price

www.msf.org

www.upload.wikimedia.org

http://tamilnational.com


Just like every other organization msf has it s critics

Just like every other organization, MSF has it’s critics…

“The world is getting bloodier even as the values get better, and that humanitarian action amounts to little more than putting Band-Aids on a malignant tumor…”

- David Rieff

A Bed for the Night


The rwandan genocide

http://michjournal.wordpress.com/

The Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan Hutu refugees with as many possessions as they can carry trudge along a highway near Benaco Junction in Tanzania.


Rwandan refugees return home

www.msf.org

Rwandan Refugees Return Home

MSF was there to assist the refugees on their return journey to their homeland.


Where are they now

Where are they Now?

  • Global campaign launched in October; attempting to stop Europe’s control of medicine needed by patients in developing countries


How we can help

How we can Help?


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