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Doctors Without Borders

organization

Doctors Without Borders or Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a non profitable international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971.[1] MSF gives emergency aid to people affected by wars, epidemics, famine, natural disasters and man-made disasters, or areas where there is no health care available. It provides this help to all people, regardless of their race, religion or political beliefs.

Médecins Sans Frontières
TypeMedical humanitarian organisation
Founded1971
HeadquartersGeneva, Switzerland
Websitewww.msf.org www.doctorswithoutborders.org

In 1999 Doctors Without Borders was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.[2]

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  1. "About Doctors Without Borders". doctorswithoutborders.org. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 16 May 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. "The Nobel Peace Prize 1999". nobelprize.org. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 16 May 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)