Doctors Without Borders looks back at 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, has released some of the troubling incidents they dealt with in 2016.

Doctors Without Borders is an international humanitarian non-governmental organisation (NGO).

It lends a helping hand in war-torn regions and developing countries affected by endemic diseases.

Charlotte Kkilbane standing in for Stephen Grootes spoke to Borrie La Grange, Doctors Without Borders head of communications, about projects they worked on in 2016.

To hear more on Doctors Without Borders, listen below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Doctors Without Borders looks back at 2016


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