San Francisco

Little Marina Green Park
(Marina Boulevard and Yacht Harbor Road; west end of Marina Green, east of Crissy Field)
October 15 – 19, 2008
9:00am - 5:30 pm

This event is free and open to the public.
Please allow 40-60 minutes for the tour.

Reservations are recommended for groups of 15 or more. To schedule a group, please call Rachel Belt at (212) 763-5707.

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Doctors Without Borders Lecture at UC Davis

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 7:00 PM

University of California Davis
Giedt Hall, Room 1001
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Dr. Buddhima Lokuge of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will speak about MSF's work in areas devastated by malnutrition. This ongoing crisis contributes to 3.5 to 5 million deaths in children under five each year, and leads to long term disability, and results in poor health and educational outcomes for many more. Dr. Lokuge will speak about malnutrition's impact on children, their families and communities; of the neglect of the problem at the national and international level; and of practical strategies to reverse the crisis in the worst affected areas. At a time of increasing food prices and food insecurity, Dr. Lokuge will speak of the urgent need for international action.

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Doctors Without Borders Lecture at UC Berkeley

Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 5:30 PM

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Berdahl Auditorium, Stanley Hall
(Located on the Mining Circle, accessed through the east gate of the UC campus, via Gayley Road.)
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On the Medical Frontlines: A Conversation with Doctors Without Borders

Please note the change of date to October 17!

Friday, October 17, 2008 - 7:00 PM

Cowell Theatre at Fort Mason Center
Marina Blvd. and Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA
Directions

Please join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for a panel discussion moderated by Sarah Varney, Health Reporter, The California Report and KQED Public Radio, featuring Dr. Matthew Spitzer, President of MSF-USA, Nicolas de Torrente, Executive Director of MSF-USA, Donna Canali, San Francisco-based MSF nurse, and Phillip Sacks, logistical expert for the organization. These seasoned MSF aid workers will share their experiences working overseas for the organization, explore MSF’s humanitarian principles, and address the current activities and concerns of the emergency medical organization. The panel will be followed by audience Q&A.

This event is free, wheelchair accessible, open to the public, and can be reached via municipal transit lines.

 

Interested in Working with Doctors Without Borders Overseas?

Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 1:00 PM
The Women's Building
Audre Lorde Room
3543 18th Street, #8
San Francisco, CA

Put Your Ideals Into Practice: Recruitment Information Session
All prospective medical and nonmedical aid workers: join us for a presentation, film, and question and answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements and the recruitment process.

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