With over 1.2 billion people, India is the world's largest democracy, and a growing economic powerhouse. Rich in cultural diversity, it nonetheless continues to experience considerable social, economic and environmental problems.

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)first worked in India in 1999. Our work in the country has provided responses to natural disasters, conflict and war, endemic/epidemic disease, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters.