Recommend publications for potential field and office staff.

Below are some publications which we recommend to potential MSF field and office staff, and for anyone who would like to learn more about the issues which directly affect humanitarian aid today.

Our publications section also contains the full texts of some other interesting reading material on the topics of humanitarian aid and intervention.

  • The Médecins Sans Frontières Experience, by Rony Brauman, former President of MSF and Joelle Tanguy, former U.S. Executive Director of MSF
    Published in A Framework for Survival, edited by Kevin M. Cahill, M.D., BasicBooks.
     
  • "Refugee Camps, Population Transfers, and NGOs", by Rony Brauman, former President of MSF
    Article published in Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention, edited by Jonathan Moore, Rowman and Littlefield.
     
  • Humanitarian Neutrality: Myth or Reality, by Alain Destexhe, former International Secretary General of MSF
    Published in Preventive Diplomacy, edited by Kevin Cahill, BasicBooks.
     
  • "From Solferino to Sarajevo", by Alain Destexhe
    Article published in "Health and Huamn Rights Quarterly", Vol. 2, No. 1.
     
  • "The Stories We Tell: Television and Humanitarian Aid", by Micahel Ignatieff
    Article published in Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention, edited by Jonathan Moore, Rowman and Littlefield.
     
  • Refugee and Displaced Populations
    Chapter published in Refugee Health, (pp. 13-36), MSF, Mcmillan 1997.
     
  • The Plight of the World's Refugees, At the Crossroads of Protection, by Francois Jean
    Chapter published in World in Crisis: Populations in Danger 1997.
     
  • "International Law and Reality: The Protection Gap", by Ian Quest and Francoise Saulnier
    Article published in World in Crisis: Populations in Danger 1997.
     
  • "The Humanitarian Impulse: Imperatives Versus Consequences", by Fiona Terry
    Unpublished paper presented at convention, Washington, February 17, 1999.
     
  • The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Disease in a World Out of Balance
    by Laurie Garrett. Penguin USA, 1995.
     
  • Famine Crimes; Politics and the Disaster Relief Insdustry in Africa (African Issues)
    by Alex de Waal, Alexander de Waal. Indiana University Press, 1998.
     
  • Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War, and Death
    by Susan D. Moeller. Routledge, 1998.
     
  • Public Health Policies and Social Inequality
    by Charles F. Andrain. NYU Press, 1998.
     
  • World Disorders: Troubled Peace in the Post-Cold War Era
    by Stanley Hoffman (Preface). Rowan & Littlefield, 1998.
     
  • The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered
    by George Soros, Geoof Shandler. PublicAffairs, 1998.