MSF head defends its Gaza neutrality but says its doctors are also ‘the voice of the people’

Médecins Sans Frontières chief Dr Christos Christou says doctors not only provide medical care but also advocate for those they treat.
Dr Christos Christou. Photo: AAP.

The head of Médecins Sans Frontières has defended the charity’s impartiality, saying it works in a “spirit of neutrality”.

On Tuesday, Dr Christos Christou, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International president, fronted the National Press Club in Canberra to discuss its work in Gaza.