Source: Nipissing University
Doctors Without Borders presenting at Nipissing
October 13, 2006
University is pleased to welcome Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans
Frontières (MSF) to campus for a presentation on Monday October 16, at 11:00
a.m. – noon, in Room H104.
The presentation will explain the work of MSF from the perspective of a
returned Canadian field volunteer. Students will learn about the kind of
projects MSF is engaged in and the types of volunteers needed.
In addition to the mandate of this organization to provide emergency medical
assistance to populations in need, at least half of those sent to the field
are non-medical personnel.
MSF is an international emergency medical relief organization active in over
70 countries worldwide. Their work takes them to victims of natural and
man-made disasters, to conflict zones, disease epidemics and nutritional
Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.