Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders is an independent medical humanitarian aid organisation working to save lives and alleviate suffering on the front-lines of wars, disasters and disease outbreaks. Our teams of expert medical and logistic volunteers provide emergency medical care when & where we're most needed, irrespective of race, religion or politics. Funded mostly through public donations, Médecins Sans Frontières acts fast to save lives.
“We are not sure that words can always save lives, but we know that silence can certainly kill." - Dr. James Orbinski, accpeting the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières in Norway, 1999.
Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland
The Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland office was set up in 2006, after several Médecins Sans Frontières offices abroad noticed a rising number of applications from skilled, prospective Irish volunteers, from both medical and non-medical backgrounds... Find out more
Médecins Sans Frontières was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999 "in recognition of the organisation's pioneering humanitarian work on several continents."