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.
Pretomanid – the third new tuberculosis (TB) drug to be approved in over half a century – could be a lifesaver for people with extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB), but it must be affordable to make a real difference.Press Release - 15 Aug 2019
Thousands of people who have fled crisis-ridden Venezuela are now living in precarious conditions and struggle to find proper medical care in the Brazilian state of Roraima.Project Update - 14 Aug 2019
With 356 vulnerable men, women and children on board the Ocean Viking, MSF and SOS MEDITERRANEE are calling for a place of safety that meets the requirements of international law. Press Release - 13 Aug 2019
Severine Courtiol Eguiluz, MSF advocacy manager in Nigeria, talks about the urgent needs of displaced people, especially children who have lived most of their lives in the protracted conflict that broke out in northeast Nigeria a decade ago.Voices from the Field - 13 Aug 2019
After two years working in Maïné Soroa, in Diffa region, northeastern Niger, teams have been forced to leave after a number of security incidents. Head of Mission, Abdoul-Aziz O. Mohammed, explains more.Interview - 9 Aug 2019
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.