Pediatrics in a humanitarian context: the work is just beginning

In December 2017, MSF invited the pediatric community for a 2-day conference in Dakar (Senegal) to investigate ways of providing better care in humanitarian contexts for the most vulnerable patients: children. The report and recommandations are now available online [Read more]

An opportunity to acquire new paediatric knowledge [Interview]

We interviewed Dr Nematoulaye Toure, who is currently in charge of neonatology and paediatrics in the Ansongo project, in Mali. Dr Nematoulaye participated in the MSF Paediatric Days, held in December 2017 in Dakar, Senegal. [Read more]

Sharing experiences to improve paediatric care

We met Dr. Didier Mukeba Tshialala, who holds the position of medical coordinator in Niger. In December 2017, he participated in the MSF Paediatric Days, in Dakar, Senegal. [Read more]

Highlights from the MSF Paediatric Days- Blog is live!

2es Journées pédiatriques Médecins sans frontières, Dakar 15-16 décembre 2017 just published in Médecine et Santé Tropicales. Also see our blog post with highlights from MSF Paediatric Days in Dakar on Lancet of Global Health. For more- have a look at our archives for 2017

Conference Statistics

MSF Paediatric Days was first held at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, 23rd- 24th September 2016, and was attended by more than 200 field staff, researchers and policy makers. The conference had over 200 attendees from over 25 countries. Click here to find out more about this year's participants.




Children are the most vulnerable patients in humanitarian contexts and are at higher risk of disease. See full infographics here.

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