Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Ninety-six (96) local, regional, and international organizations and entities (prime actors) were identified by their peers as influential in the life of Syria. In the chart below, the left column ranks the prime actors from most influential in shaping the life in Syria (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).
The chart also shows the classification of prime actors into five stances indicating the actor's support and contribution to inclusive nationalism for Syria, starting from the most committed (Core) to the least committed (Saboteur).
Amount of influence of Doctors Without Borders in the life of Syria, and their commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the rank of Doctors Without Borders according to the amount of their influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, Doctors Without Borders ranked 35th most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying Doctors Without Borders according to its commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria (also indicated in the same row by the colored rectangle). Of the 25 prime actors who participated in the assessments, more agreed that Doctors Without Borders falls under the category of 'Helper'. A prime actor assessed as Helper is seen as supportive of and contributing to inclusive nationalism for Syria, but has other priorities that it considers more important.
In response to the question, “How is Doctors Without Borders important in the life of Syria?”
Round 3 participants stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"They are a strong organization in refugee camps.” (239312)
"They set up hospitals on the ground. A lot of their hospitals have been destroyed under claims ISIL hid there.” (233531)