[act-ma] 10/30 Doctors without Borders Week at MIT

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Fri Oct 26 12:18:22 PDT 2007

Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) is an
internationally-based, non-governmental organization providing
humanitarian and medical relief in over 70 countries around the world.

A week-long event at MIT and Harvard to sponsor this organization is
being held with talks given by doctors who have worked for Doctors
Without Borders, screenings of the film Invisibles, and an informational
booth available on the MIT campus during the first two days of the 
event. DATES: Monday October 29th - Sunday November 4th, 2007

Doctors without Borders presents Dr. Hansel Otero.
Tuesday, October 30 from 6:00-7:30

Dr. Otero is a 2002 Venezuelan graduated physician. After working in
rural Venezuela for one year, he volunteered with the medical
humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders for 18 months. There
he became interested in health economics after being part of the
implementation team for several health programs in Africa. He came to
the USA in 2005 to pursue management training at the Brigham and Women's
Hospital, an affiliated hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Location MIT Building 32 - Room 123
Stata Center, Main and Albany Streets, near Kendall Sq. (T)

<http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?mapterms=32&mapsearch=go> (Stata Kirsch

Co-sponsored with the MIT Public Service Program.  This program is free
and open to the public; no registration is required, but seating is
first come, first serve.  For more information, please go to

Other events scheduled at Harvard University and Medical School
See the schedule for the week and learn more at

Make a difference and donate at http://web.mit.edu/msfweek/donate.html


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