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Life in crisis the ethical journey of Doctors without Borders

Author: Peter Redfield
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. Univ. of California Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. printView all editions and formats
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Begun in 1971 as a French alternative to the Red Cross, the MSF has grown into an international institution with a reputation for outspoken protest as well as technical efficiency. This title tells  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Redfield
ISBN: 9780520274853 0520274857 9780520274846 0520274849
OCLC Number: 935804494
Notes: Parts of the chapters were published previously
Description: XIV, 298 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: A time of crisis --
A secular value of life --
Vital mobility --
Moral witness --
Human frontiers --
The problem of triage --
The longue durée of disease --
The verge of crisis --
Action beyond optimism.
Other Titles: Ethical journey of Doctors without Borders
Responsibility: Peter Redfield

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