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Hope in hell : inside the world of doctors without borders

Author: Dan Bortolotti
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Account of the experiences of individual medical professionals who work for Doctors without Borders around the world, including Africa, Asia and Europe. Covers how Doctors without Borders was founded and how the organization has reacted to recent world events.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Bortolotti
ISBN: 1552978656 9781552978658
OCLC Number: 223161693
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Fixing up the humans --
Under the Angolan sun --
Biafra and the bumblebee --
We don't need another hero --
Doc in a hard place --
In the yellow desert --
Ugly realities --
How the other half dies --
Best performance in a supporting role --
New fridge syndrome --
You can't stop a genocide with doctors --
"Ours is not a contented action."
Responsibility: Dan Bortolotti.
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Gripping... a solid read. -- Jennifer Prittie "Quill and Quire" (01/01/2005) Traces the history of the world's largest independent medical humanitarian organization... grimly poignant. Dan was in Read more...

 
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