1 November 1998
MSF opens first office in Dubai MSF opened an office in Abu Dhabi in 1994 in response to an invitation from the UAE, and a second branch was opened in Dubai in 1998. The objectives are to:
promote awareness of humanitarian ethics
promote understanding of the Arab world
provide information on
MSF's activities world-wide, but particularly in the Middle East,
South Asia and North and Sahelian Africa;
recruit medical volunteers and to conduct private fund-raising.