Jean-Pierre Willem

Jean-Pierre Willem

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-Pierre Willem, born 24 May 1938 at Sedan (France), is a physician and founder of M decins Aux Pieds Nus. He led numerous humanitarian missions to help victims of catastrophes and conflicts. Willem also was a doctor of medicine and president of Organic Union International. In 1959, Jean-Pierre Willem coorganised the departure of 93 medical students to help local population during the Algerian War. In 1964, Dr Jean-Pierre Willem was missioned six months with Doctor Albert Schweitzer in Lambar n (Gabon) and then in Rwanda. In 1977, he worked with Bernard Kouchner for M decins Sans Fronti res and went to Laos during 7 months. In 1986, he created the Facult Libre de M decine Naturelle et d'Ethnom decine (nicknamed FLMNE), a free faculty of natural medicine at La Sorbonne. In 1987, he founded a non-profit organisation called M decins Aux Pieds Nus, translatable as Barefoot doctors.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136559749
  • 9786136559742