Posts Tagged ‘Doctors without Borders’

No time to wait

Monday, July 10th, 2023

If you think the events in Sudan right now are an emergency without warning, think again. The current conflict is instead an acute symptom of a crisis that has plagued the country for decades. The people of Sudan have been suffering for far too long from political turmoil and economic instability. The escalating humanitarian needs Read more

Humanitarian organisation blames Australia for mental health crisis

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

A report which the humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/ Doctors without Borders) released this week says the island nation of Nauru is facing a mental health crisis. The Indefinite Despair report includes medical data MSF gathered during the past year while it was contracted by the Nauruan government to deliver mental health services. These Read more

New Zealander shares international peace prize

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
asylum seekers

A New Zealander working with an NGO has been awarded the 2017 Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize by UNESCO. Shaun Cornelius is a Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders Logistician Manager on the SOS Méditerranée asylum seekers rescue boat Aquarius in the Mediterranean. Shaun, who comes from Wellington, is on his fourth assignment with MSF. He previously Read more