Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
MSF started operations in 2003 and steadily increased its response in Iraq, deploying teams to work across 11 governorates to provide emergency and basic medical care, including maternal care and mental health services, as well as providing essential relief items to displaced families, returnees, impoverished host communities and Syrian refugees.
|Births assisted||4 500|
|Medical/ER consulations||110 000|
|No. staff||1 400|
|Expenditure 2017||€ 60 million|