Tag: Doctors without Borders

Because Tomorrow Needs Her: MSF’s Global Campaign for Women’s Health

Every day, 800 women around the world die of causes related to pregnancy or childbirth; causes that are most entirely preventable. Ninety-nine percent of these women live in developing countries, half of them alone in Sub-Saharan Africa. And these statistics only begin to scratch at the surface of major global issues facing the health of

Doctors Without Borders Vice President speaks

Phi Delta Epsilon and MEDLIFE co-hosted an event on May 12, bringing in speaker Adi Nadimpalli, the current vice president of the board of Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders. Nadimpalli introduced the students to the mission of MSF and chronicled his experiences with the organization, showing pictures of his trips to

A Better Understanding of Humanitarian Aid

My favorite panel from the recent International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium was titled “Relief and Rebuilding in Times of Crisis: Refugee and Humanitarian Aid.” The speakers were Dr. Deane Marchbein, the president of Doctors without Borders (MSF), and Dr. Reza Yassari who works with The Virtue Foundation, a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that renders assistance