xxxx National and Community Change and Development
Doctors without boarders
This case analysis is about the work Doctors Without Borders do for the people with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in the Sub-Saharan country of Swaziland and the story of a boy named Senzo that are in the middle of such a treatment. With a weak immune system because of the HIV virus, tuberculosis and similar diseases could kill him. With the help of this organization and many other similar initiatives, the Millennium Development Goal of decreasing the death rate of children under the age of five by two thirds within the year 2015 is slowly moving in the right direction. (1) Thanks to Doctors Without Borders, Senzo will probably live a longer life than he would without this initiative.
During the research to this case analysis I found numerous different project named community development projects. But it is especially one organization I have great respect for and that is doctor’s without boarders. I find myself getting back to their website and over and over again, it is good to see how people has a big heart and help other in a critical and difficult situation. I have chosen to write this case analysis report focusing on Medecins Sans Frontiers, or Doctors Without Borders (MSF). I could have used on of the other example I found, but feel that Since they are involved in so many projects all over the third world, and they working on the GMS goals, this was the something I want to write on in this case analysis.
I have chosen the project they have on treating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDTB) related to HIV in Swaziland, Africa. Child health and prevention of children dying before the age of five is in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) and is particularly a challenge in HIV/AIDS areas in the third world.
MSF was founded in 1972, in France, by a group of doctors and journalists. Their main principle...