No one should suffer or die from a curable disease.
Go with us to the ends of the earth to honour this pledge.
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
are severely disadvantaged in poor countries. Their chances of a normal life are slim.
are cut off from the rest of the world. Hospitals are difficult to reach, there is no access to doctors, the hygiene is inadequate.
Sri Lanka: Over 170,000 people affected by flooding
In Sri Lanka, the heavy monsoon rains of recent weeks have caused severe flooding. The hardest-hit regions include two FAIRMED project regions. FAIRMED is supporting the Sri Lankan government with essential equipment to help those affected to get the medical care that they need.
Manhattan – Yaoundé – Bankim: The pitfalls of the final stretch
"Leave no one behind". The path that goes from the motto proclaimed in New York to those left behind in the hinterlands of Cameroon leads over a bumpy road.
Spring cleaning at FAIRMED
We’re doing some tidying! Yes, spring cleaning is the order of the day on the FAIRMED project page. Specifically, the project descriptions are set to become clearer and more precise.
Buruli ulcer becomes a media topic
The neglected tropical disease Buruli ulcer has recently cropped up a number of times in the Swiss media. As it turns out, this barely-known disease is closer to home than many realise.
«These chairs have changed my life»
Sindhupalchok District was hardest hit by the earthquakes that struck in the spring of 2015. For FAIRMED, the first and most pressing task was to provide emergency relief for the extensively destroyed villages. In the meantime, the focus of efforts has shifted to strengthening the healthcare system, and above all to supporting the most vulnerable in the community – those with disabilities.
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