Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that assists people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. Its mission is to provide medical relief to the victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation. The organization's work is based on the humanitarian principles of medical ethics and impartiality. MSF does not take sides in armed conflicts, provides assistance on the basis of need alone, and advocates for independent access to victims of conflict and other disasters.

Doctors Without Borders
333 Seventh Avenue
2nd fl.
New York, NY 10001
United States
212-847-3152
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org

Board of Directors

Deane Marchbein, Aditya Nadimpalli, Bret Engelkemier, David Shevlin, Kelly Grimshaw, Suerie Moon, Nabil Al-Tikriti, Marie Pierre Allie, Michael Newman, Ramin Asgary, Martha Huckabee, Navneet Bhullar, Matthew Spitzer, Sophie Delaunay, Maureen Burnley, Duncan McLean, Nick Lawson, Jason Cone, Jennifer Tierney

Project Leaders

Kat Read

Mission

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that assists people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. Its mission is to provide medical relief to the victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation. The organization's work is based on the humanitarian principles of medical ethics and impartiality. MSF does not take sides in armed conflicts, provides assistance on the basis of need alone, and advocates for independent access to victims of conflict and other disasters.

Programs

MSF provides medical care to approximately 8 million people through more than 400 projects in nearly 70 countries worldwide. In addition, the organization has vaccinated more than 5.8 million people against measles and meningitis, and provided water, sanitation, and essential non-food items to refugees and displaced people. Women and children make up the majority of our patients and approximately half of our programs are in conflict or post-conflict settings.

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