We set up the MSF Access Campaign in 1999 to push for access to, and the development of, life-saving and life-prolonging medicines, diagnostic tests and vaccines for people in our programmes and beyond.
Based in Brussels, MSF Analysis intends to stimulate reflection and debate on humanitarian topics organised around the themes of migration, refugees, aid access, health policy and the environment in which aid operates.
Our medical guidelines are based on scientific data collected from MSF’s experiences, the World Health Organization (WHO), other renowned international medical institutions, and medical and scientific journals.
Providing epidemiological expertise to underpin our operations, conducting research and training to support our goal of providing medical aid in areas where people are affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or excluded from health care.
Evaluation Units have been established in Vienna, Stockholm, and Paris, assessing the potential and limitations of medical humanitarian action, thereby enhancing the effectiveness of our medical humanitarian work.
The MSF Paediatric Days is an event for paediatric field staff, policy makers and academia to exchange ideas, align efforts, inspire and share frontline research to advance urgent paediatric issues of direct concern for the humanitarian field.
A collaborative, patients’ needs-driven, non-profit drug research and development organisation that is developing new treatments for neglected diseases, founded in 2003 by seven organisations from around the world.
mental health consultations provided in group sessions
people treated for sexual violence
International Activity Report 2018
The broken American dream: Violence on the Central American migration route
20 Jun 2019
People are dying at home amid collapsing health system in El Salvador
Project Update9 Jul 2020
Tropical Storm Amanda is “the last straw” for families in El Salvador amid COVID-19
Project Update11 Jun 2020
Central American Migration
Report: No way out - The humanitarian crisis for Central American migrants and asylum seekers
Report11 Feb 2020
El Salvador is not a safe country for refugees or asylum seekers
Press Release26 Sep 2019
La Peralta: a community organised by health
Project Update27 Jun 2019
Behind the wheel – driving ambulances in El Salvador’s red zones
Voices from the Field7 Jun 2019
Year MSF first worked in the country
Central American Migration
An estimated 500,000 people a year flee violence and poverty in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, heading north through Mexico to find safety. The levels of violence in the region are comparable to that of war zones MSF has worked in for decades.
Where we work, we may see people with a mental illness or confronting distressing situations, such as violence, loss or displacement. Mental health support can be crucial to help people cope.
Bringing care to people unable to attend health centres, or afraid to do so