Doctors Without Borders: Its History and Mission

Doctors Without Borders: Its History and Mission

  Doctors Without Borders, popularly known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), is an international, independent medical, humanitarian aid, non-governmental organization actively involved in crisis management projects. According to its official website, the group, driven by its history and mission of placing “people first” before anything else, delivers much-needed, timely medical aid worldwide to areas severely affected […]

Albert Schweitzer: Physician, Philosopher, and Philanthropist for the Ages

Albert Schweitzer: Physician, Philosopher, and Philanthropist for the Ages

Albert Schweitzer, who lived from Jan. 14, 1875 – Sept. 4, 1965, was a German-French musician, theologian, philosopher, physician, and philanthropist for the ages. He was born in the province of Kaysersberg, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany, which is now Haut-Rhin, France, at the time of the German Empire. However, Schweitzer considered himself French and wrote most of […]

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