MSF
International Organization

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, sex, religion, creed or political affiliation.

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3,244 entries found
18 Jan 2017 description

More than 1,000 people were admitted to hospital in a remote area of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2015 after suffering toxic effects from "falsified" or wrongly labeled drugs, says Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in an article published in _The Lancet Global Health_ on January 17, 2017.

17 Jan 2017 description

JANUARY 17, 2017— At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded today when the Nigerian Army bombed an internally displaced camp in Rann, Nigeria, according to the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which has teams in the area.

14 Jan 2017 description

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams treated 645 survivors of sexual violence in two Colombian cities in 2016.

Though sexual violence against women and girls is one of the most frequently committed forms of assault in Colombia—and around the world—each year, it remains a largely underreported and unacknowledged crime. In some places, this abuse is so common, it’s actually considered acceptable or part of the norm.

13 Jan 2017 description

January 12, 2017

Since March 2015, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has run mobile clinics in locations around Mariupol and Kurakhove, eastern Ukraine. MSF mobile teams—usually a doctor, a nurse, and a psychologist—provide medical consultations, medications, and mental health support to displaced people and those living near the front line areas. MSF also donates medical supplies to local health facilities and health workers, including those located at the Mariinka checkpoint.

“Tell People What is Happening Here”

12 Jan 2017 description

Bangui/Barcelona – Some 10,500 people in northern Central African Republic (CAR) have received emergency food supplies from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Since 22 December 2016, teams have distributed nearly 100 tonnes of food in seven locations where displaced people are sheltering in the areas of Kabo, Gbazara and Moyenne Sido. Most fled their homes during the violence that engulfed the country two years ago, and have been unable to return since due to continuing insecurity.

Maps / Infographics

154 entries found

Jobs

20 entries found
17 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Feb 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Context

A motion was voted at the OCB Gathering June 2015, stating that “there is an urgent need to formalize, accredit and further develop medical and para-medical training and education in MSF for all staff, with a strong focus on national staff capacity.”

16 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Flying Biomed & Cold Chain Technician (f/m)

Mission

For about 80% of the time the flying technician will be in the field, supporting the missions and improving the management of biomedical equipment and cold chain in projects. The remaining 20% ​​are spent in the office in Geneva briefing/debriefing with the Technical Referent and the operational cells, and capitalising the information to ensure continuity of technical support.
The work is structured around four main tasks:

13 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 21 Feb 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Hong Kong is looking for a suitable individual with a strong desire to work in an international NGO as the

12 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 24 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Supply Program Manager

Background

The Operational Centre Geneva (OCG), with an annual average growth of more than 10 % for the last years foresees continuing growth in the coming five years.

To scale up to meet these operational, human resource and financial challenges, the OCG has set up a Supply Unit, with a view to optimise the management of flows (goods, information and financial) and supply processes (internal and external). The final aim is to ensure a sustainable and efficient Supply Chain to meet the OCG strategic ambitions.

12 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

GENERAL CONTEXT

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, sex, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Training

5 entries found
06 Jan 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Feb 2017 Training date: 16 Feb 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Put your ideals into practice

Every day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

21 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Jan 2017 Training date: 25 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Put your ideals into practice

Every day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

15 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Jan 2017 Training date: 26 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Put your ideals into practice

Every day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

15 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Jan 2017 Training date: 23 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Put your ideals into practice

Every day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

08 Dec 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Jan 2017 Training date: 19 Jan 2017 Médecins Sans Frontières

Put your ideals into practice

Every day Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.