Doctors Without Borders (U.S. headquarters)
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006
Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by a group of doctors and journalists in in France 1971. Today, MSF provides impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or castrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need. MSF also reserves the right to speak out to bring attention to neglected crises, challenge inadequacies or abuse of the aid system, and to advocate for improved medical treatments and protocols. They served people in 68 countries in 2017. In 1999, MSF received the Nobel Peace Prize.