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    Friends of MSF UCD Guest Speaker: Dr. Niamh Allen

    • 07 Nov 2018 to 07 Nov 2018
    • UCD Newman Building, Theatre O

    Event Description

    Friends of Medicins Sans Frontieres (FoMSF) UCD would like to invite you to our first major event of the year! For those unfamiliar with MSF, it is a multinational charity which offers Medical and Humanitarian aid during national disasters as well as long term sustainable projects. Find out more on FoMSF UCD are delighted to announce that this year's guest speaker is the brilliant Dr.Niamh Allen! Doctor Allen has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) since 2011. She has worked on six assignments, treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and South Sudan. Niamh worked in Freetown, Sierra Leone, during the Ebola crisis in 2015 and earlier this year worked to tackle the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Be sure to come along and hear of the great work of MSF and Dr.Allen and the humanitarian challenges faced in these affected areas. If that's not enough, there'll be free pizza from our friends at Base Pizza!! See you all there