MSF has been working in Mali since well before the current crisis began. Here, project coordinator Toe Jackson describes the medical needs that existed in northern Mali prior to the military intervention. He also illustrates the way in which MSF negotiates with all warring parties to provide essential, impartial medical care. More information on MSF's work in Mali: msf.org.uk/mali.focus
Paul Farmer speaks about fulfilling the Partners In Health (http://pih.org) dream to build a state of the art 300+ bed hospital in Haiti's desperately underserved Central Plateau. All footage collected at the corner stone laying ceremony for the hospital.
Paul Farmer, the United Nations Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti, delivered the keynote address at the 2010 GlobeMed Global Health Summit March 5, at Northwestern University.
Speaking to a capacity crowd at Cahn Auditorium, Farmer offered his observations on the current conditions in Haiti and the crucial work that needs to be done to effectively rebuild and strengthen the country.