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.
MSF began working in what is now Timor-Leste in 1999 and closed its projects in 2002.
MSF first worked in what is now called Timor-Leste as the country fought for independence in 1999.
In 2000, MSF implemented a district health plan in the northern district of Baukau, which included providing basic healthcare, tuberculosis treatment, training staff, rebuilding health facilities and conducting disease surveillance. A major component of this project was providing surgical care in the hospital in Baukau.
MSF first worked in Timor-Leste in
East Timorese take charge
Project Update23 Dec 1999
Restricted access to camps and slow returns
Project Update10 Dec 1999
Up to 2,000 returnees per day
Project Update9 Nov 1999
Some indications of malaria increase
Project Update9 Nov 1999
MSF deeply concerned by humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka
Press Release5 Nov 1999
Spontaneous returns expected to rise as Indonesian troops leave