Key facts about PSF Switzerland
Founded in 1992 in Geneva, Pharmacists Without Borders Switzerland (PSF Switzerland) is a non-profit association, according to articles 60 and following of the Swiss Civil Code.
Since its creation, PSF Switzerland has been working to provide access to quality health care, everywhere and for everyone, without any discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion or gender. It endorses and adheres to the principles of equality between men and the universal right to live in dignity, as expressed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted on 10 December 1948, including access to essential therapeutic care.
Medicine delivery and difficult access conditions, Tanzania, August 2018. © PSF Switzerland
Since February 2022, PSF Switzerland has been helping people without resources in the Daoura, Bourj Hammoud and Baouchrieh neighbourhoods of Beirut. By the end of May 2022, 66 people had received quality medicines.
PSF Switzerland supports 3 dispensaries and 2 hospitals
Collaboration with the University of Antananarivo
83’000 beneficiary patients from the three dispensaries in 2020
PSF Switzerland supports 2 dispensaries and 1 hospital
Approximately 35’000 patients per year
1 health centre
2’500 beneficiary patients in 2020
Through the national Platform for access to health care for undocumented migrants, support for 7 partner health care centres throughout the country
Access to health care for everyone, everywhere, without discrimination of any kind.
To improve access to quality medicines for the most vulnerable populations, to exchange knowledge and to promote the rational use of medicines in the interest of public health.
Sustainable Development Goals
PSF Switzerland is committed to defending and promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are supported by the Swiss Confederation as part of the United Nations’ global appeal. The association defends in particular: