2021 Overview of activities


Project Locations

Context of Intervention

Largest Country Programs

By expenditure (in Canadian dollars)
1. Democratic Republic of Congo$136 million
2. Yemen$129 million
3. South Sudan$115 million
4. Central African Republic$100 million
5. Nigeria$76 million
6. Sudan$57 million
7. Afghanistan$56 million
8. Ethiopia$50 million
9. Haiti$50 million
10. Niger$48 million
The total budget for our programs in these 10 countries was $820 million, 49.6 per cent of MSF’s operational expenses in 2021.
By number of project staff1
1. Central African Republic3,049
2. South Sudan2,953
3. Yemen2,879
4. Democratic Republic of Congo2,650
5. Afghanistan2,343
6. Nigeria2,286
7. Bangladesh2,013
8. Haiti1,487
9. Niger1,485
10. Ethiopia1,403

By number of outpatient consultations 
1. Democratic Republic of Congo1,753,200
2. Syria1,144,500
3. Central African Republic890,100
4. Burkina Faso844,300
5. Niger832,900
6. Bangladesh716,600
7. South Sudan667,400
8. Sudan647,300
9. Mali600,500
10. Nigeria493,700
1 Staff numbers represent full-time equivalent positions (locally hired and internationally hired) averaged out across the year.
2Outpatient consultations exclude specialist consultations.

All financial figures have been converted from euros to Canadian dollars, using the Bank of Canada’s annual average exchange rate for 2021: 1 euro = 1.4393 CAD. For the original figures in euros from MSF’s 2021 International Activity Report, visit doctorswithoutborders.ca/ impact-and-accountability.