Hope in Hell: Inside the World of Doctors Without Borders / Edition 2

Hope in Hell: Inside the World of Doctors Without Borders / Edition 2

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by Dan Bortolotti
     
 

ISBN-10: 1554071429

ISBN-13: 9781554071425

Pub. Date: 09/12/2006

Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited

Doctors Without Borders was created in 1971 by a handful of French doctors. Some four decades later, MSF has medical projects in more than 65 countries, a Nobel Peace Prize and a reputation as "the most important humanitarian NGO in the world."

Dan Bortolotti visited MSF doctors, nurses and nonmedical staff in Angola, on the volatile Afghanistan-Pakistan border

Overview

Doctors Without Borders was created in 1971 by a handful of French doctors. Some four decades later, MSF has medical projects in more than 65 countries, a Nobel Peace Prize and a reputation as "the most important humanitarian NGO in the world."

Dan Bortolotti visited MSF doctors, nurses and nonmedical staff in Angola, on the volatile Afghanistan-Pakistan border and in the slums of Haiti. He reveals the personal struggles and emotional highs and lows that characterize life and death in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554071425
Publisher:
Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/12/2006
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

    Introduction: Fixing Up the Humans

  1. Under the Angolan Sun
  2. Biafra and the Bumblebee
  3. We Don't Need Another Hero
  4. Doc in a Hard Place
  5. In the Yellow Desert
  6. Ugly Realities
  7. How the Other Half Dies
  8. Best Performance in a Supporting Role
  9. New Fridge Syndrome
  10. You Can't Stop a Genocide with Doctors
  11. "Ours is Not a Contented Action"

    Author's Note
    Notes on Sources
    Glossary
    Index
    Photo Credits


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