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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

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.

 

  • The rolling consulting rooms of the Bainganwadi slum

    Throughout Mumbai’s Bainganwadi slum, FAIRMED reaches people affected by leprosy with the «Slumbulance», the mobile clinic busses. One of these busses needs urgent replacing. Hence, FAIRMED launched a crowdfunding campaign and found great support.

  • Health in Taabo: FAIRMED’s mission comes to a successful close

    Access to health care is one of the biggest challenges faced by people living in rural Africa. In this regard, Ivory Coast is certainly no exception. In January 2018, after almost a decade of activity, the «Santé Taabo» project in Ivory Coast was officially transferred to local authorities marking the successful end of the project.

  • A look back over 2017

    The past year has been eventful for global health. International and national organisations have joined forces, people worked to help one another, and lives have been turned around. FAIRMED is also a part of this movement.

  • World Leprosy Day: #ZeroDisabilities

    Every year on the last Sunday of January, World Leprosy Day calls attention to a disease was long ago eradicated in the Western world. But for many people across the globe, it continues to represent a terrible reality. The focus of this year’s World Leprosy Day is on the children that suffer from the disabilities caused by leprosy.

  • Interim status of Agenda 2030

    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development came into force two years ago. Now, Swiss healthcare experts are undertaking a first review and discussing the future challenges for global health. The latest bulletin from Medicus Mundi Switzerland addresses the gaps and pitfalls surrounding the defined goals, as well as its guiding principle of ‘Leave no one behind’.

  • FAIRMED participating in leprosy vaccine study

    The first human tests for a new leprosy vaccine have been underway since mid-October as part of a broader clinical trial. In view of the enormous potential of the vaccine, FAIRMED has agreed to support the study with a financial contribution.

What we do

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.

Training local health teams

Training local health teams

In the project countries, we are staffed exclusively by locals.

Setting up mobile operations teams

Setting up mobile operations teams

Using bicycles, motorcycles and boats, we reach people in the most remote regions.

Improving hygiene

Improving hygiene

In our project countries, we convince people of the importance of good hygiene.

 

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