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.
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 and the Ministry of Health complete a two-year multi-antigen mass vaccination campaign targeting about a quarter of all children under five in the Central African Republic.Project Update - 20 Jul 2018
Egypt is a key transit and destination country for migrants from African and the Middle East, many of whom have experienced immense difficulties resulting in psychological problems and physical disabilities. Interview and testimonies from MSF's integrated healthcare centre in Maadi, Cairo.Voices from the Field - 19 Jul 2018
The 22nd International AIDS Conference will be held in Amsterdam on 23-27 July. This year’s theme is Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges, drawing attention to the need of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations, including in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and the North-African/Middle Eastern regions where epidemics are growing.aids2018.org
Details of how to find info on MSF publications, materials, and sessions at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, 23-27 July 2018. Follow on Twitter: @MSF_HIVProject Update - 16 Jul 2018
Jamal Mrrouch has just returned from Mali, where he spent more than one year coordinating MSF’s work in the northern regions of Gao and Kidal, and in the central region of Mopti. Interview - 13 Jul 2018
In the last four weeks, the number of deaths in the Central Mediterranean has skyrocketed, with over 600 people drowned or are presumed drowned, including babies and toddlers. Press Release - 12 Jul 2018
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.