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Hernan del Valle

Médecins Sans Frontières

Head of Advocacy & Operational Communications, Médecins Sans Frontières, Netherlands

Before becoming Head of Humanitarian Affairs, Advocacy & Communications for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), he has worked as Humanitarian Affairs Advisor for Afghanistan, Pakistan, Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, and Somalia. He also has extensive experience in management of humanitarian operations as Head of Mission in countries ranging from Colombia to Papua New Guinea. More recently, he was involved in the setup of MSF search & rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. He is a lawyer, specialized in International Law and Human Rights, and holds a Masters degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Since August 2013, MSF runs mobile clinics to provide general health care services
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Paralysis: How political deadlock is failing to stop polio in Syria

The chances of a person to receive life-saving health care inside Syria today are defined by the side of the front-line in which they happen to be. It is the consequence of deliberate choices made by those who hold the guns, and also of the operational compromises accepted by aid agencies themselves.