A cholera treatment centre and a team of emergency aid workers from MSF will descend on the University of St Andrews on the 18th of September.
A cholera treatment centre and a team of emergency aid workers from the humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will descend on the Universities of Dundee, St Andrews and Edinburgh from 18th to 21st September.
Come and visit the interactive cholera tent where you can discover how to treat the deadly disease, watch a selection of short films from MSF projects and meet MSF medical staff who have worked in emergencies the world over.
The event at the University of St Andrews takes place on Tuesday, 18th September 2012
An evening with MSF
Come and be inspired by a panel of MSF aid workers talking about their experiences working in some of the world’s most remote and dangerous places, bringing medical care to people who have been affected by epidemics, natural disasters and wars.
Speakers will include:
Dr Christa Hook, former chair of MSF UK, doctor in Sudan and Rwanda, among others
Dr Birgit Hauffe, doctor in Angola, Liberia, Haiti and Bahrain
Haydn Williams, logistician in South Sudan
Keith Longbone, logistician in Papua New Guinea, South Sudan and Pakistan
Dr. Tefara, medical doctor in Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Swaziland
Fiona Gilmour, logistician in Ivory Coast
Janet Raymond, nurse and midwife in Haiti and Uganda, among others
Where to go
The cholera tent is open from 10am to 5pm, evenings start at 7pm.
Day: St. Andrews University, Students’ Association, St Mary's Place, KY16 9UZ
Evening: Venue 2, St. Andrews University, Students’ Association, St Mary's Place, KY16 9UZ
Visit the Friends of MSF Facebook page to find out more about MSF at the University of St Andrews