Médecins du Monde (MdM) is a French humanitarian organisation, of public interest, which has been working in the field of international solidarity since 1980. Its mission is to provide medical care wholly independently to the most vulnerable and excluded populations in crises both in France and around the world. In 2017, the organisation ran 73 programmes in 44 countries, intervening in emergencies, such as armed conflicts and natural disasters, and also as part of long-term, public health programmes.
Médecins du Monde international network comprises 15 organisations. The network countries are: Argentina, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States - 180 national programmes are run every day by teams made up largely of volunteers. They assist anyone who, without initial help, would be unable to access healthcare.
The general objective of MdM’s project in Sri Lanka
To improve the level of awareness and access to qualitative SRH services for the most exposed populations in the Northern and Central Provinces of Sri Lanka. MdM supports local partners and aims to strengthen the relationship between MdM, Health and Education authorities at national, provincial, district and local levels.