Anna Surinyach

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Médecins Sans Frontières and medical quality

The question of quality in the work of Médecins Sans Frontières has been asked from the very beginning of the association's existence. The issue of improving the quality of practice is a part of ordinary professional activity. Médecins Sans Frontières' work involved working in distant lands and very specific environments, which demanded adjustments to medical practice as a result.

Yuri Kozyrev

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When camps become cities - Rony Brauman

There can scarcely be any more sensitive marker of geopolitical transformations than the refugee. Not the individual refugee as such, but the phenomenon of refugees, the representations that make them visible and the discourse around them. From this point of view, 2016 was a year of upheaval, the like of which Europe had not seen since the war in the former Yugoslavia.

Brendan Bannon

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Extreme violences: msf experience in rwanda

In August 2017 in Rwanda, the presidential election resulted, unsurprisingly, in a “landslide victory” for the Rwandan Patriotic Front candidate, Paul Kagame, who secured 98.79% of the votes cast. No one in Rwanda however, delighted or disappointed with the result, supporter or opponent of Kagame, has forgotten the mass crimes that were committed during the conflict that spanned the 1990s, and particularly the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda.