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No one should suffer or die from a curable disease.

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Neglected tropical diseases

Neglected tropical diseases

occur in poor countries. Although they are easily curable, one in five of the world's population is a victim.

People with disabilities

People with disabilities

are severely disadvantaged in poor countries. Their chances of a normal life are slim.

 

 

Marginalized communities

Marginalized communities

are cut off from the rest of the world. Hospitals are difficult to reach, there is no access to doctors, the hygiene is inadequate.

 

  • FAIRMED expands efforts to combat skin diseases

    A high-level meeting in the Republic of Congo: Minister of Health Jacqueline Lydia Mikolo received a delegation from FAIRMED for a strategic exchange with the country’s highest-ranking policy makers. The background to the event is a project that aims at the eradication of the skin disease yaws.

  • Emmanuel Cour becomes the new program manager for Africa

    The FAIRMED family is growing. Since the beginning of April, Emmanuel Cour has been our new program manager for Cameroon and the Central African Republic.

  • High-ranking visit from Alain Berset

    Recently, Swiss Federal Councillor and health minister Alain Berset visited the Central African Republic (CAR) for discussions with the government that focused, among other topics, on health policy challenges. He also exchanged views with local FAIRMED employees.

  • FAIRMED meets with President Touadéra

    A presidential encounter in the Central African Republic: On World Health Day, Head of State Faustin-Archange Touadéra attended an exposition on the topic of health organised by his government and the World Health Organization (WHO). FAIRMED also participated with its own booth, and our local team used the opportunity to introduce the President to the work of FAIRMED.

  • Young Boys Bern striker Nicolas Ngamaleu becomes FAIRMED ambassador

    Total commitment on and off the artificial grass of the Stade de Suisse: Cameroon national football team member Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu has joined the FAIRMED team that is fighting for the world's poorest.

Our projects

Even those who are in poverty, disadvantaged or live in isolation should be allowed to be healthy. We help these people to stay healthy or to recover their health.

How we use your donation:

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  •  73% Projects
  •  14% Fundraising
  •  6% Project accompaniment
  •  7% Administration expenses

Where our funds come from:

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  •  40% Donations
  •  45% Dedicated project grants
  •  4% Cantons and municipalities
  •  10% Legacies
  •  1% Financial income