Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders

Medical Aid Where It Is Needed Most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial.

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Organization Name
Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders
Formerly Known As
Medical Aid Where It Is Needed Most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial.
English-Language Website URL
Type of organization
association, nonprofit, network,
Year Founded
Lead Photo For Profile
HQ Location: City, Country
Geneva | Switzerland
HQ Physical address
HQ Mailing Address
78, rue de Lausanne - Case Postale 116, 1211 Geneva 21 | Switzerland
Primary Contact and General Inquiries
+41 220 325 32 32

In 2014, MSF medical teams carried out more than eight million outpatient consultations; delivered 194,400 babies; treated more than 2.1 million people for malaria; provided over 200,000 mental health consultations; registered 229,900 HIV patients under care; conducted more than 81,700 surgeries; treated 46,900 people for cholera; and vaccinated almost 1.5 million against measles and more than 75,100 against meningitis.


Sectors of Activity
Emergency - Crisis, Health,

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides emergency medical care to millions of people caught in crises in more than 60 countries around the world. MSF provides assistance when catastrophic events—such as armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, or natural disasters—overwhelm local health systems. MSF also assists people who face discrimination or neglect from their local health care.

Country (or countries) where active