DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS PRESS TELECONFERENCE AT 10AM EST TODAY
Stefano Zannini, Head of Mission for Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Haiti, will give an update on the medical emergency assistance and immediate need in Port-au-Prince following the earthquake three days ago. Stefano was in Port-au-Prince when the earthquake struck. Immediately, injured people were brought to the MSF office compounds and health facilities. To date, the teams have treated and stabilized well over 1,500 wounded. They have now also started performing emergency surgery in Choscal Hospital in the Cite Soleil area. Additional staff and supplies are being flown in.
You can join Zannini for a short briefing in English at 10am EST/4pm CET, or in French at 4:30pm CET / 10:30am EST.
From the US and Canada, please dial (866) 227 1607
From other countries, please dial +1 703 639 1130"