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‘Medical Humanitarianism: The MSF Experience.’

The Department of Community Medicine, VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital,

the Indian Public Health Association-Delhi State Branch and MSF India present

‘Medical Humanitarianism: The MSF Experience.’

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), India in collaboration with the Indian Public Health Association and Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) and Safdarjung Hospital is organising a two day event ‘Medical Humanitarianism: The MSF Experience’, for future and current medical practitioners on July 30th and 31st, 2014.

Programme Details

Day-1

30 July 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

‘Being a humanitarian in a medical aid organisation’

Talk by an MSF staff member on their experiences in the field.

‘Dying for Drugs’

A film screening that will be followed by a Q&A session facilitated by Leena Menghaney, Campaign Coordinator, MSF Access Campaign.

Day-2

31 July 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

‘Viral Bomb on the Horizon’

Panel Discussion on Hepatitis B & C, exploring ways to stop this silent killer; with a representative of the Hep C+ve Network, Leena Menghaney, MSF Access Campaign coordinator and Dr Shashi Khare, Additional Director and Head (Microbiology), National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

During the event, participants can also walk through the MSF India “Who Cares?” exhibition, interact with MSF doctors and aid workers and hear their stories about life “in the field.”  The exhibition will be open on the 30th and 31st of July, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

This event is open to medical students and professionals only.

For more information, please contact: Nitin.George@new-delhi.msf.org

Event Start Date: 2014-07-30
Event End Date: 2014-07-31
Timings: 14:00 -16:00
Location:

Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Raj Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India

City: Raj Nagar, Safdarjung, New Delhi

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