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Monday, 11 June 2018
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a medical humanitarian organization working in more than 60 countries around the world.
Find out more at doctorswithoutborders.org.
MSF is a private, international association.
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The association is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims. All of its members agree to honor the following principles:
MSF provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, and to victims of armed conflict.
They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed, or political convictions.
MSF observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claims full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.
Members undertake to respect their professional code of ethics and maintain complete independence from all political, economic, or religious powers.
As volunteers, members understand the risks and dangers of the missions they carry out and make no claim for themselves or their assigns for any form of compensation other than that which the association might be able to afford them.
Our Principles MSF’s actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality.
Medical Ethics MSF’s actions are first and foremost medical. We carry out our work with respect for the rules of medical ethics, in particular the duty to provide care without causing harm to individuals or groups.
We respect patients’ autonomy, patient confidentiality, and their right to informed consent.
We treat our patients with dignity, and with respect for their cultural and religious beliefs. In accordance with these principles, MSF endeavors to provide high-quality medical care to all patients.
Independence Our decision to offer assistance in any country or crisis is based on an independent assessment of people’s needs.
We strive to ensure that we have the power to freely evaluate medical needs, to access populations without restriction, and to directly control the aid we provide.
Our independence is facilitated by our policy to allow only a marginal portion of our funds to come from governments and intergovernmental organizations.
Impartiality and Neutrality MSF offers assistance to people based on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender, or political affiliation.
We give priority to those in the most serious and immediate danger. Our decisions are not based on political, economic, or religious interests.
MSF does not take sides or intervene according to the demands of governments or warring parties. Bearing Witness The principles of impartiality and neutrality are not synonymous with silence.
When MSF witnesses extreme acts of violence against individuals or groups, the organization may speak out publicly.
We may seek to bring attention to extreme need and unacceptable suffering when access to lifesaving medical care is hindered, when medical facilities come under threat, when crises are neglected, or when the provision of aid is inadequate or abused.
Accountability MSF is committed to regularly evaluating the effects of its activities.
We assume the responsibility of accounting for our actions to our patients and donors.