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  • Type: Humanitarian-aid Organization
  • Location: United States
  • Address:

    333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10001-5004

  • Phone: (212) 679-6800
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Doctors Without Borders

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Organization Summary

Doctors Without Borders, is a secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2007 over 26,000, mostly local, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, logistical experts, water and sanitation engineers and administrators provided medical aid in over 60 countries. Private donors provide about 80% of the organization's funding, while governmental and corporate donations provide the rest.

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