Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)

Roger Walter

Reading — Intermediate Level
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  1. called for military intervention

  2. expand accessibility to medical care

  3. a small group of French doctors and journalists

  4. staff is volunteers

  5. projects in war regions and developing countries

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian non-governmental organization (NGO). It is best known for its affected by endemic diseases. In 2015, the group provided medical aid in over 70 countries. The vast majority of its . Private donors fund about 90% of the organization.

Médecins Sans Frontières was founded in 1971 by . The founders sought to across national boundaries and irrespective of race, religion or political affiliation. Only once in its history, during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, has the organization .

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Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Would you rather donate time or money to an NGO? Why?

  2. What NGO would you consider joining or funding? Why?

  3. What are some other ways to help people in war regions or developing countries?

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