History and values
As an independent charity, Médecins du Monde works beyond providing care. It sheds light on human rights breaches and fights to improve people's situation.
For the last 30 years Médecins du Monde has:
- Provided care to the most vulnerable populations
- Bared witness to obstacles to healthcare access
- Worked towards sustainable improvements in health policies and medical practices to provide universal access to healthcare
> PROVIDING CARE AND BEARING WITNESS
Médecins du Monde provides care to the most vulnerable populations, victims of armed conflicts, natural disasters, those the world forgets. As an international solidarity charity, MdM’s action rests upon the commitment of volunteers, logisticians, doctors, nurses, midwives, etc. As an independent charity, MdM’s action spreads beyond medical aid. It denounces breaches to human dignity and rights and fights to improve the populations’ situations.
> HERE AND THERE
Médecins du Monde works around the world: in 46 countries internationally and in France, nationally.
> TODAY AND TOMORROW
Médecins du Monde doesn’t solely work in disaster situations, it also runs long-term progammes. MdM maintains its activities beyond crisis situations to take part in the general effort to rebuild the country. Onsite, the training of medical staff and the joint work with local partners guarantee long-term project monitoring.