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The Resource A drop in the ocean, by Lise Éthier, (electronic resource)

A drop in the ocean, by Lise Éthier, (electronic resource)

Label
A drop in the ocean
Title
A drop in the ocean
Statement of responsibility
by Lise Éthier
Title variation
  • Une goutte dans l'océan
  • Doctors without Borders: A Quebec MD in Liberia
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Doctors without Borders, the humanitarian medical aid agency, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999, Dr. Claudette Picard was in Liberia. Her first mission with the agency had begun in this small country of West Africa six years before. In the meantime, she had practiced medicine in other wartorn countries such as Zaire and Afghanistan, always in extremely hazardous conditions. What impels women and men like Dr. Picard to leave their easy lives behind and go off to do what little they can to alleviate human suffering? Whatever the motivation, the doctors are in the field, providing medical care and helping to draw attention to distant places often forgotten by the world's media. Places like Harper, a small town in Liberia devastated by a decade of civil war. This is where we follow Dr. Picard on her rounds. With her halting English, her comforting presence and a few scarce drugs, she sometimes manages to do the impossible
Additional physical form
Previously released as DVD.
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
This edition in English; French
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  • Éthier, Lise
  • Bisaillon, Yves
  • National Film Board of Canada
Runtime
49
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  • Médecins sans frontières (Association)
  • Health services accessibility
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A drop in the ocean, by Lise Éthier, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;2172003
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 15, 2014)
Control code
ASP2172003/hlth
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (49 min.).
Form of item
online
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a211298
  • (OCoLC)881549761
Video recording format
other
Label
A drop in the ocean, by Lise Éthier, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;2172003
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 15, 2014)
Control code
ASP2172003/hlth
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (49 min.).
Form of item
online
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a211298
  • (OCoLC)881549761
Video recording format
other

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