Who we are

An independent, global movement providing medical aid where it’s needed most

An MSF team member tends to a patient at Chire health center, Sidama, Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA 2014 © Matthias Steinbach
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Young child rescued from boat containing around 650 people

Principles

Medical aid where it's needed most—independent, neutral, impartial

An MSF nurse leads an evacuation of a woman with pregnancy complications.

How we work

Discover how we respond to emergencies and manage our global network

A MSF volunteer examines an infant in Sudan.

History

Founded to save lives and speak out, MSF has treated tens of millions of people since 1971

MSF logistician and daily workers unload a truck with humanitarian supplies

Accountability & reporting

When it comes to raising and spending money, we employ the same principles that guide all of our work: transparency and accountability

MSF USA's office

US office

Find out more about our United States headquarters

Aquarius SAR: Winter conditions and high seas

Films about MSF

Special access to trailers and links to full-length films highlighting our work