Health-e News is proud to partner with MSF to host South Africa’s first MSF Scientific Day in which MSF will present research from its humanitarian operations around the world.

Research topics will include childhood nutrition, strategies to reach UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV targets and innovative apps to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing.

The event is free and refreshments will be provided, but registration is crucial.

Register today and then come see us at the University of Witswatersrand on 9 June!
When:                  Thursday 9 June, 9.00 – 16.30
Venue:                  New School of Public Health Building, Wits Education Campus, 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown, Johannesburg

Click here for full programme  

Join us for a stimulating day of peer-reviewed abstract presentations from MSF’s medical humanitarian operations around the world – including the impact of engaging mothers in screening their children for malnutrition, operational strategies from our HIV programmes to reach the global 90-90-90 targets and innovative apps to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing – as well as debate around delivering healthcare to vulnerable displaced populations in Africa and Europe.

The full day event is free of charge, with refreshments provided.
Posters & exhibits will be on display. Booking is essential.

Linked events will be held in London (20 & 21 May) and New Delhi (28 May)

For further enquiries – E: or T: 011 403 4440

About Scientific Days
First launched in London in 2004, MSF Scientific Days <Link to UK site> aim to connect audiences – across countries, organisations, disciplines – to enable critical analysis and debate on medical research and innovation around issues of access to healthcare.

Last year’s MSF Scientific Days in the UK, India and Zimbabwe attracted hundreds of attendees, with the UK event being watched live online in 115 countries.

You can view posters, slides and videos from previous MSF Scientific Days in the UK.

All abstracts presented at MSF Scientific Days are submitted according to strict guidelines ( and selected by an editorial team drawn across MSF and partner organisations (London School of Tropical Hygiene & Medicine (LSHTM), Imperial College, London, The Lancet and PLOS.)