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.
MSF works with LGBTQI+ populations in many settings over the last 25-30 years. LGBTQI+ people face healthcare disparities with limited access to care and higher disease rates than the general population.
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.
Out of Fear is a documentary that focuses on Rohingya youth in the camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, who are living in containment amidst daily violence, and their perspective for the future.Documentary - 6 Dec 2023
Almost 40,000 people living in the Metche camp are struggling to get enough clean water. Many are suffering from acute watery diarrhoea - a serious risk for malnourished children. Project Update - 5 Dec 2023
MSF teams around the world continued to respond to crises in 2023. Our Year in Pictures offers a glimpse into the work carried out by our teams in over 75 countries over the past 12 months.Photo Story - 5 Dec 2023
In the days since the truce in Gaza ended, MSF teams have treated influxes of wounded people, as Israeli evacuation orders force people ever further south, and bombardment resumes.Project Update - 4 Dec 2023
MSF International President Dr Christos Christou writes to the United Nations Security Council, asking they use their leverage and help stop the bloodshed being committed in Gaza.Open Letter - 4 Dec 2023
MSF campaign to end the siege and demand for an immediate, sustained ceasefire in Gaza
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.