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

Our projects

Lebanon

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.

Madagascar

PSF Switzerland supports 3 dispensaries and 2 hospitals
Collaboration with the University of Antananarivo
83’000 beneficiary patients from the three dispensaries in 2020

Tanzania

PSF Switzerland  supports 2 dispensaries and 1 hospital
Approximately 35’000 patients per year

South Sudan

1 health centre
2’500 beneficiary patients in 2020

Switzerland

Through the national Platform for access to health care for undocumented migrants, support for 7 partner health care centres throughout the country

 

 

OUR VISION

Access to health care for everyone, everywhere, without discrimination of any kind.

OUR MISSION

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:

No poverty

Annual reports :

2020 – Une année unique et particulière

2019 – Repousser ses limites

2018 – Un nouvel élan

2017 – Retour sur l’année écoulée

Partners