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Doctors Without Borders
Published: 13 September 2019

A special speaker series explores the work of Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and discusses the challenges of bringing life-saving medical care to the most dangerous and remote areas of the globe.

WHAT:  A presentation by MSF aid worker, Karen Stewart, and Q&A session to learn about her experiences working with MSF around the globe.

WHEN:   Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Ecotrust, Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Room, 721 NW 9th Avenue, 2nd Floor.

DETAILS: Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural and man-made disasters, and exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries.

MSF mental health officer, Karen Stewart, will discuss her experiences in the field and provide attendees with an opportunity to find out more about MSF’s programs across the globe. Karen has worked for MSF on 11 assignments in nine countries over the last 15 years.

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