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Cuomo Plans to Offer More Incentives in Ebola Fight

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Governor says he's meeting with hospitals and health care officials to discuss financial incentives for aid workers heading to West Africa.

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The Takeaway

Ebola Virus Could Take Months to Contain

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dr. Joanna Liu, President of Doctors Without Borders, estimates that tackling the Ebola epidemic will take at least six months.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Doctors Without Borders Leaves Somalia

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders announced earlier this month that it will withdraw from operations in Somalia. And last week, it revealed that medical centers were flooded with patients showing signs of exposure to toxic nerve agents around the time of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director of Doctors Without Borders in the United States, talks about these recent developments, as well as the challenges and ethics of providing medical care in war-torn countries.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Conspiracy Theories; Voyage in the South Pacific; Jane Gardam's Last Friends; Trash into Energy; Doctors without Borders

Thursday, August 29, 2013

We’ll start today’s show with a history of conspiracy theories from colonial America to the current War on Terror. J. Maarten Troost describes leaving rehab and gradually reawakening to life as he retraced the journey that Robert Louis Stevenson made through the South Pacific. Novelist Jane Gardam talks about Last Friends, the final installment in the Old Filth trilogy. We’ll talk to the inventor of a new technology that turns our trash into energy. Plus, find out why Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of Somalia and what its staff is seeing in Syria after the alleged chemical attack over the weekend.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Doctors Without Borders and Humanitarian Negotiations

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Michael Neuman explores the practical realities of conducting humanitarian negotiations in complex situations. He’s the editor of Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed: The MSF Experience, published on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which addresses the evolution of humanitarian goals, the resistance to these goals, and the political arrangements that overcame (or failed to) this resistance.

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Studio 360

Helping Haiti: Relief through Music

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The human tragedy in Haiti is overwhelming, and it's hard to know what we can do from hundreds or thousands of miles away. Here's one thing…

January 20 through 25, New York's City Winery (155 Varick Street) is holding a series of four emergency benefit concerts ...

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