Since 2011, Pharmacists without Borders Switzerland (PSF Switzerland) has been supporting health centres in the region of Mahajanga in Madagascar…


Since 2013, Pharmacists Without Borders Switzerland (PSF Switzerland) has been active in the region of Morogoro in Tanzania


Faced with the health emergency in Lebanon, PSF Switzerland was asked by a local partner to enable some 400 families in the neighbourhoods of Bauchrieh, Bourj Hammoud and Dora, in the north-east part of Beirut, to access medical treatment.


Medicines for people in precarious situations in Switzerland

South Sudan

In February 2018, the Swiss Association of Friends of Sister Emmanuelle (ASASE) and their Sudanese partner, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), approached PSF Switzerland

Even today, more than 2 billion* people in the world do not have access to essential medicines!


For 28 years, PSF Switzerland has been committed to improving access to essential medicines for the poorest people.
Training of local staff and skills transfer, supply of quality generic essential medicines, rehabilitation and equipment work, as well as pharmaceutical university training, are all areas of focus in which PSF Switzerland works to implement sustainable projects aimed at the autonomy of the beneficiaries.

*According to the 2015 Report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (United Nations)


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