Doctors without borders signs MoU with Nagaland
Kohima: Nobel peace prize winner
Medicines Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) and
Nagaland government have signed an MoU for augmenting existing
healthcare facilities in remote areas of the state.
As per the MoU signed between the representatives of
MSF and state government officials at Chief Minister`s
residence yesterday, MSF will provide human resources with
expertise in areas such as surgery, anaesthetics, gynaecology,
laboratory, supply medicines and equipment to complement the
existing health care facilities.
According to an official release, MSF team has been in
border district of Mon since February 2010 where they have
been introducing the organisation to the civil and health
authorities and different community groups, and carried out
Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio thanked MSF for choosing a
remote area like Mon for opening a project for providing
secondary healthcare with support of the district hospital.
He said the pilot project will serve as a model for
other districts and hoped that concerned personnel in Mon
would learn through training with the MSF and serve as a
benchmark for others to follow.
MSF, working in more than 65 countries, got 1999 Nobel
peace prize and received Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace for
Disarmament and Development in 1996.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Indian Army conducts surgical strikes across LoC: Watch DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh's PC
- Indian Army surgical strike: Pak rejects claim, says 2 soldiers killed
- Indian Army targets terror camps across LoC; Pak PM Sharif condemns
- Indian Army avenges Uri with surgical strikes across LoC, heavy casualties
- Exclusive: This is what Kashmir's stone pelters have to say!
- SETBACK! Sedition case against 200 Congress workers for shouting 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans during rally for Uri martyrs
- What is surgical strike and how it is conducted - MUST KNOW for every Indian
- SALUTE! Brave Indian army commandos give befitting reply to Pak-sponsored terrorists
- US NSA Susan Rice calls Ajit Doval, says 'expect Pakistan to take action against terror’
- Did Arvind Kejriwal tweet in favour of Pakistan over Uri attacks? Here is what Twitter says