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.
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.
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.
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.
MSF started working in Guatemala in 1984 and closed its projects in 2012.
Work to treat polluted waters after Hurricane Stan
Project Update25 Oct 2005
In the aftermath of Hurricane Stan, a village has become cemetery
Project Update19 Oct 2005
Hurricane Stan leaves long term water problems for affected villages in Guatemala
Project Update17 Oct 2005
Hurricane Stan floods coastal Guatemala
Project Update14 Oct 2005
Mudslides devastate communities
Project Update12 Oct 2005
New Guatemalan law and intellectual property provisions in DR-CAFTA threaten access to affordable medicines
Press Release11 Mar 2005
Central American Migration
Every year, an estimated 500,000 people flee extreme violence and poverty in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras and head north through Mexico to find safety. The high levels of violence in the region are comparable to that in war zones where MSF has worked for decades.