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Once a year, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) holds MSF Scientific Day – a conference to present scientific research carried out in our programmes around the world.

The next MSF Scientific Day will be streamed live on 23rd May 2014 from the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London.



We are delighted to confirm public health and human rights expert Dr Jennifer Leaning, Director of the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, as our keynote speaker. 

We also look forward to welcoming Dr Paul Spiegel from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) who will be chairing our panel discussion.

A full list of the presentations and their presenters can be found here.



The entire event will be broadcast live online on the day, with various options for mobile devices and those with limited access to the internet. If you want to keep updated on the live streams, then register your interest.

Last year, over 1,700 people watched live from 92 countries.


Attending the event at RSM

Unfortunately registration to attend the event is now closed, but you can sign up to the waiting list by clicking the button below.

This event has been also approved for 6 credits CPD by the Royal Colleges of Physicians.


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Keep up with MSF research news on Twitter via @MSFsci and by using the #MSFSci hashtag. You can also view our Facebook page.


Our Sponsors

We'd like to thank our 2014 sponsors for their ongoing support.


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