Worldwide Operations Highlights

Below are the highlights of MSF activities in 88 countries and regions in 2020:


Conducted 9,904,200 outpatient consultations Treated 2,690,600 malaria cases



Admitted 877,300 patients Assisted 306,800 women to deliver babies, including caesarean sections




Cared for 63,500 patients on first-line antiretroviral treatment Performed 117,600 surgical interventions requiring anaesthesia


Cared for  13,800 patients of first-line failure with second-line HIV antiretroviral treatment Treated 29,300 patients for sexual violence


Vaccinated 1,008,500 people against measles in response to an outbreak Admitted 1,026,900 patients to emergency rooms



Treated 6,370 patients for meningitis Admitted 64,300 severely malnourished children to inpatient feeding programmes

Admitted 13,800 patients to first-line tuberculosis treatment programmes Treated 6,230 people on hepatitis C



Admitted 2,100 patients to drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment programmes Conducted 349,500 individual mental health consultations



Treated 8,300 patients for cholera Distributed 395,000 relief items to families