MSF: 40 years of independence

Doctors and journalists… together, in December 1971, they created Médecins Sans Frontières. The initiative came from the medical journal Tonus, with the aim of creating a medical strike force capable of responding to an emergency, anywhere in the world. With this front-page story, the journal proclaimed the birth of an original alliance between the media and humanitarian action. It was also the beginning of what was to become known as the "without borders" movement