News 2017

November 08th, 2017

Launch of Third My Child Matters Nurses Awards

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, in partnership with the SIOP (International Pediatric Oncology Society), has for the third year launched a call for projects for nurses in pediatric oncology in low- and medium-resource countries.


October 31th, 2017

Support for first-line aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority in Myanmar, are a victim of violent repression by the Burmese army. On October 24, 2017, the UN estimated that 604,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, 2017, or about 16,000 new arrivals every day.


September 20th, 2017

The Power of Public-Private Partnerships in tackling the NCD Crisis

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and our program My Child Matters were featured at an event organized by Access Accelerated on the sidelines of the 72th United Nations General Assembly in New York on 20 September 2017.


September 11th, 2017

My Child Matters: Training Session in Pediatric Palliative Care and Pain Control in Africa

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, as part of its My Child Matters program, is supporting a training project in pediatric palliative care and pain control in Africa, in partnership with the GFAOP (Franco-African Group of Pediatric Oncology).


September 09th, 2017

Fighting the cholera epidemic in Yemen

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in March 2015, the humanitarian situation has continued to deteriorate in Yemen. According to the UN, nearly 80% of the population needs humanitarian assistance, particularly regarding access to healthcare.


July 12th, 2017

Providing access to healthcare for displaced populations in Libya

Since the 2011 revolution, Libya has had to face a worrying level of political instability that since 2014 has evolved into constant armed clashes in many different locations. This civil war situation of has powerfully affected the living conditions of a large part of the Libyan population. Many people have been displaced and access to healthcare becomes increasingly difficult.


June 22th, 2017

Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives in Toronto

From June 19 to June 22, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation participated in the triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), which brought together 4,000 midwives from 67 countries.


May 05th, 2017

The "Make5Happen" operation is launched - a solidarity chain to train midwives in Africa

For International Day of the Midwife 2017 on May 5, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is supporting the "Make5Happen" operation organized by its partner the AMREF.


April 28th, 2017

Ile de France: Sanofi employees support migrants

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and the Sanofi France Communications Department launched a collection of hygiene products in early April among employees of Sanofi sites in the Ile-de-France area on behalf of migrants living in Paris.


April 27th, 2017

Sanofi Espoir Foundation’s presentation at the New African Woman Forum

According to Sustainable Development Goal No. 5, providing women and girls with equal access to education, healthcare, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies and humanity at large.


April 21th, 2017

Support for women and children in camps in the north of France

Despite the displacement of migrants, following the dismantling of the camps in late 2016 and the Great Synthe fire in early April 2017, the number of people in the region is estimated at 2,300 people including 300 women and children, living in the jungles or in the wild, without a fixed camp.


April 19h, 2017

Sanofi employees commit themselves to the Fondation Apprentis d'Auteuil

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, a partner of Apprentis d'Auteuil, has offered Sanofi employees in Ile-de-France two days of volunteering in March and April.


April 06th, 2017

Pediatric oncology in Africa: A Sanofi Espoir Foundation partnership

From April 5-8, Sanofi will participate in the 12th Continental Congress of the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP), organized this year on the African continent, in Morocco.


April 04th, 2017

My Child Matters: Palliative Care Training Session for African Oncopediatricians in French-speaking Africa

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, an historic partner of the GFAOP (Franco-African Group for Pediatric Oncology), is supporting a new project as part of the My Child Matters program to combat pediatric cancers in resource-poor countries, with the aim of developing palliative care in Francophone Africa.


February 24th, 2017

WE ARE WOMEN Season 2

Sanofi via its Sanofi Espoir Foundation, together with seven other major French companies and their corporate foundations are joining forces to create a second season of short "WE ARE WOMEN" programs to honor women.


February 15th, 2017

« My Child Matters » program included in the Access Accelerated Initiative

Sanofi chose to include its childhood cancer fighting program “My Child Matters” under the umbrella of the Access Accelerated Initiative and to further roll it out to new geographies.