Doctors without Borders
November 13, 2007
Unni Karunakara, a member of Doctors Without Borders, internationally known for its emergency assistance work, will be the guest on I Remember Monday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. on Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV-10).
Dr. Karunakara, a member of the group's board and an aid worker, has worked with people displaced by wars, epidemics and other disasters in countries such as Sudan, Azerbaijan, and Iraq.
Doctors without Borders, or MÉdecins Sans Frontières", was founded in 1971 by a group of physicians in France. The organization has become known for doing extraordinary work in dangerous places. Its teams of medical and non-medical workers deal with disease outbreaks, malnutrition, natural disasters and war around the world. The international, independent medical and humanitarian organization has provided aid in more than 70 countries and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.
I Remember is simulcast on MPTV-HD (MPTV-36-1 and Time-Warner Cable 510).The host for I Remember is talk show veteran Jim Peck, currently a senior advancement officer at Marquette University.