Doctors Without Borders (MSF)

By Ruth Mekuria

Critical Care Physician:

also known as an intensivist, is a medical doctor who specializes in treating critically ill patients

All About MSF

Salary per Hour: Starting Salary= $1,371 per month w/ increases based on expertise & experience; 16,452 per year

Contact Information: Phone (212-679-6800)

Company Headquarters: New York, NY

Location of Work: Overseas; may vary

Working Location

Country: I can't confirm the location of my work, but I pray to start my work in Bekily, Madagascar

Average Cost of Living:

Tithe- $150.00

Groceries- $50.00

Utilities- $200.00

Clothes- $100.00

Apartment-$150.00

Miscellaneous (taxi, restaurants, etc.) -$200.00


These are my average monthly expenses. I plan to alternate between working in Doctors Without Borders and working for a short time in America, but my main work will be with Doctors Without Borders.

I will be making enough to survive living in Madagascar, especially with the later pay increases.

Work Location & Places of Interest

Work- Bekily, Madagascar

Places of Interest-

1 Nosy Be

2 Masoala National Park

3 Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

4 Avenue of the Baobabs

5 Ile Sainte Marie

Easybib Citations

"MSF USA | Medical Aid Where It Is Needed Most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial." MSF USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2016.

"Stonesouptoo." Stonesouptoo. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2016.

"10 Top Tourist Attractions in Madagascar." Touropia. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.

"Cost of Living in Madagascar." Numbeo. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.