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.
An ongoing drought in Northeast Kenya is raging on following three consecutive seasons of failed rains. Marsabit County is reporting high or above-usual rates of acute malnutrition.Project Update - 20 May 2022
One year on from the bombing in the Gaza Strip, which lasted from 10 to 21 May 2021, two patients treated by MSF and one MSF staff member share their testimonies about the lifelong impacts of last year’s hostilities.Voices from the Field - 20 May 2022
Approximately 300 migrants arrive each day at reception centres in the province of Darién, Panama. MSF sees a need for safe routes of travel between Colombia and Panama and that urgent medical care must be provided to victims of sexual violence at their first point of arrival in Panama. Press Release - 19 May 2022
MSF teams conducted seven rescue operations from the central Mediterranean within 72 hours during which 470 people were rescued and brought upon the Geo Barents. The survivors need a safe place to disembark.Project Update - 16 May 2022
More than 2,500 asylum seekers and migrants are being arbitrarily detained in Lithuania in inadequate conditions. MSF calls on the Lithuanian authorities to end the arbitrary and prolonged detention of these people immediately.Press Release - 6 May 2022
Communities in Madagascar are recovering from cyclones in February of this year. These cyclones are the latest in a series of climate shocks which have impacted Madagascar.Project Update - 5 May 2022
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Independent medical humanitarian assistance
We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.