quality health care
are invited by authorities in developing countries to develop
health care services in selected regions. Our actions aim to improve
the organization and quality of health care structures.
We integrate our work into all levels of the health care pyramid:
local health care centers, reference hospitals and regional hospitals.
access to health care in rural areas
We have developed
an original and effective process that helps general practitioners
open practice in rural areas. These doctors provide family medicine
and community healthcare.
They make up a network of professionals who are capable of developing
innovative solutions to treat pathologies such as epilepsy or
local associations who care for vulnerable people
associations that care for people who suffer from severe physical,
mental and social handicaps. Our experiences focus specifically
on children with autism or multiple-handicaps, orphans, abandoned
children and single mothers. We help them through capacity building,
training, and networking .
In the development
of our programs we ensure:
To evaluate their feasibility (according to the local health
care policy and the existence of human resources who will guarantee
the sustainability of the project).
To take into consideration local constraints.
To promote a mindset of project development
To evaluate the concrete benefits of the actions for the local
To evaluate the capacity to reproduce or expand the actions.
Our field missions
are carried out by our members, who accompany their colleagues in
developing countries according to the following ethical rules:
To act in respect with local politics, culture and populations
To never substitute the local professionals
To never send medications or material that are used or ill
adapted to the local conditions
To never introduce expensive experimental technologies
To never use images
in our communication which give a false image of developing countries
or which portray people in developing countries in an undignified