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India: Will Pharma, Trade Agreements Shut Down the Pharmacy of the Developing World?

Tido von Schoen-Angerer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tido von Schoen-Angerer

India has become "the pharmacy of the developing world." Without affordable Indian generic medicines, millions of lives saved by Doctors Without Borders and other organizations over the past decade would otherwise have been lost.

Christiaan Van Vuuren, 'The Fully Sick Rapper,' Raises Money For Doctors Without Borders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Christiaan Van Vuuren has spent over 170 days in hospital quarantine with tuberculosis in Australia. In that time cooped up, he has managed to become ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Tougher Than You: Mark Hopkins on Living in Emergency

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's getting to be that my fortitude is being tested on a weekly basis. I've witnessed the psychotic outrages of The Human Centipede (and liked it), t...

Where Life Expectancy Is Only 36

AP | NASTASYA TAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MORIJA, Lesotho — Medical workers are increasingly concerned that the lethal combination of HIV infection and tuberculosis may become the world'...

'Writing On The Edge' Excerpt: Paradise Lost In Armenia

The Huffington Post | DBC Pierre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the collection "Writing On the Edge," fourteen esteemed writers chronicle their travels with MSF teams through countries in crisis. Accompanied by ...

Haiti: Time for an NGO Police?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

"Any military commander will tell you that the first step to taking control of an area is to take over the airport." And so Dr. Tiffany Keenan, an ...

Living in Emergency

Mark N. Hopkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark N. Hopkins

When I set out to make my latest film, it never occurred to me Doctors Without Borders would be anything less than delighted at my interest. I was promptly shown the door -- but I didn't back down.

Dr. Judy on the Trauma of Disasters - like Haitian Earthquake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

New York clinical psychologist and well-known TV and radio personality Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. just returned from Haiti where she trained "comforters" -...

Green News Report -- February 11, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: ExxonMobil - still funding climate deniers; Haiti - still devastated; Valentine's Day - make it ...

Moving Pictures: Images Without Borders for Haitian Relief

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Images Without Borders is a collaboration of 125 photographers from seven countries collaborating to offer more than 400 fine art prints to benefit Doctors Without Borders.

Microsoft Helps to Raise $217,780 for Doctors Without Borders

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Who would have imagined that "The Beatles: Rock Band" would be directly responsible for saving lives in Haiti.

Breast Milk To Haiti: Red Cross Tells Americans Not To Send It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Red Cross is urging concerned women to stop sending their breast milk to Haiti, arguing that transportation, storage and screening create an unnec...

Giving to Haiti and to the Future

James Lee Witt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Lee Witt

Having just returned from Haiti with President Clinton, I can attest to both the truly overwhelming scope and scale of the devastation but also the remarkable humanitarian effort underway.

Doctors Without Borders President: U.S. Military Hampering Haiti Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Doctors Without Borders President Christophe Fournier said the U.S. military presence is reducing the efficiency of the organization's medical efforts...

Haitian Rescue Workers Brave Earthquake Devastation To Help Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Doctors Without Borders continues to help the wounded in Haiti. Nurses and social workers like Ludovia and Charles Joseph have lost their homes, famil...

Replacing International Oppression With International Aid

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

Suppose wealthy nations pumped billions into programs for the world's hungry, sick, and illiterate, not on an ad hoc, crisis basis, but long-term through the UN. Isn't this the ethical thing to do?

Will History Recall the Haiti Airlift?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Many Americans don't want to accept that the Obama Administration might not have taken decisions that were in the best interests of the people of Haiti.

Haiti Medical Teams Treat Injured Amidst Coordination Challenges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Medical aid groups including Doctors Without Borders, Partners in Health and InSTEDD continue to be overwhelmed by earthquake victims in need of serio...

Blocking Doctors? Let the Aid to Haiti Go Through

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The TV story seems to be that aid from America is pouring in to Haiti. But on the ground the US military is blocking doctors and American aid workers.

Haiti Aid: DIYers Make Useful Items For Earthquake Victims

Planet Green | Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Crafters and DIYers are responding to the plea for help in the best way they know...by making usable stuff. With recycled materials and very little o...

Global Aid Pours into Haiti

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.

MLK2010: Harnessing the Heritage of Haiti

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

At a time when our own deficit is soaring and the US faces innumerable challenges, we must unlock our creative capacities and cast new lines to help Haiti.

Doctors Without Borders in Haiti: Why Couldn't They Land?

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Gable

Why was an MSF cargo plane carrying, among other badly needed supplies, an inflatable surgical hospital, not allowed to land in Port-au-Prince on Saturday and re-routed to the Dominican Republic?

Goldman Sachs Donates 11 Minutes To Haiti

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Gregory

Goldman Sachs made $9Billion in profits last year. That is $174 Million per week, $38 Million per trading day, $5.7 Million per trading hour, $96,000 per minute.

One Night Only with Doctors Without Borders

Brigg Reilley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Brigg Reilley

In "Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders," filmmakers open a window on an inaccessible world, revealing the medical and personal challenges of Doctors Without Borders volunteers.