The flying doctors

Médecins Sans Frontiéres has spent four decades bringing proper medical care to the most far-flung parts of the globe – and for its Irish volunteers, the work is not merely a job, but a calling to help others

28th May, 2011

Most of us experience new cultures and foreign landscapes from the comfort of a sun lounger and the safety of a hotel room.

Some people, however, are driven to the far corners of the world by a desire to help improve the lives of those less fortunate.

The people who volunteer with the non-profit humanitarian aid group Médecins Sans Frontiéres provide medical care to people in need, in regions that are often dangerous or unstable....

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