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Médicins Sans Frontières

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Médicins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, is a nongovernmental humanitarian aid organization providing care to populations in crisis.

MSF was the brainchild of French doctors Bernard Kouchner and Raymond Borel. Kouchner was part of a group of doctors ...

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