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September 30, 2019

Tower Run: a golden race to fight childhood cancers!

For the 2019 edition of the Tower Run, 180 Sanofi runners responded to the Sanofi Espoir Foundation's call for participants. A "vertical" race on the stairs of the Tour Montparnasse In Paris to support medical research against childhood cancers.


September 16, 2019

Humanitarian emergencies: the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is involved in France, Southern Sudan and Uganda

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation announces its financial support for three new programs in the field of humanitarian emergencies


July 9, 2019

Northern Iraq: the Sanofi Espoir Foundation supports the project of the Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation is strengthening its cooperation with Dr. Denis Mukwege. As part of the response to humanitarian emergencies, it announces that is supporting the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s foundations (Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation and Panzi Foundation DRC) in their project to step up care for survivors of sexual violence linked to armed conflict in northern Iraq.


June 18, 2019

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation is stepping up its resources to match the ambitions of its new roadmap

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation has adopted a new three-year roadmap for the 2019-2021 period. Building on its successes, it highlights new ambitions, particularly in terms of access to healthcare for the most disadvantaged in France. To achieve its objectives, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation's budget has been increased by 40% to €21 million over three years.


May 13, 2019

My Child Matters: an exhibition of James Mollison’s photographs at the A. Galerie

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and the A. Galerie are organizing an exhibition of James Mollison’s photographs relating to My Child Matters, the Foundation’s flagship program dedicated to the fight against pediatric cancer. They are portraits of children and their families whose lives have been forever changed, but who, thanks to their courage and to My Child Matters, have been given their best chance of combatting this disease. The exhibition will be held from Tuesday June 11 to Saturday June 29, 2019.


May 3, 2019

Maternal and neonatal health: success and lessons learnt for the Sanofi Espoir Foundation

On the occasion of International Midwifery Day on May 5, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is taking a positive look at its commitment to maternal and neonatal health in developing countries. For nearly ten years through its Midwives for Life initiative, the Foundation has supported 35 projects in 24 countries. These have helped care for 4.5 million women, including nearly 1.2 million pregnant women.


April 17, 2019

Niger: the Sanofi Espoir Foundation provides assistance in primary health care in the Tillabéri region

As part of its response to humanitarian emergencies, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation announces that it is involved in Niger alongside its partner Première Urgence Internationale (PUI). The Foundation will provide primary health care assistance in the Tillabéri region in the west of the country. This six-month commitment will restore access to health care for populations affected by insecurity, and strengthen local health capacity in the Ouallam health district.


March 22, 2019

Pediatric cancer: 85,000 children receive care through My Child Matters program

12 years after its founding, Sanofi Espoir Foundation’s My Child Matters program has enabled:

  • Care for 85,000 children with cancer,
  • Training for 25,000 healthcare professionals,
  • Development of 58 projects in 42 countries.

March 17, 2019

“Rétin’O’musique 4" Charity concert to Support the Fight against pediatric cancers in Paraguay

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and its partner, the World Alliance Against Cancer (WACC), are organizing a charity concert in support of the fight against childhood cancers, as retinoblastoma (cancer of the eye that affects young children) in Paraguay..


March 5, 2019

"WE ARE WOMEN" season 4

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is joining forces with seven other corporate foundations alongside France Télévisions to support and honor women.


February 15, 2019

International Childhood Cancer Day - Big up to all people involved on fighting pediatric cancers and special thanks to My Child Matters projects teams.

My Child Matters benefits from international recognition for the impact of the programme, and is now actively contributing to the City Cancer Challenge (C/Can 2025) and the World Health Organization’s initiatives.


February 14, 2019

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and its partners are publishing their white paper "National Convention on Social Vulnerability" in France.

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and its partners have published their white paper on the National Convention on Social Vulnerability. It has been presented to Agnès Buzyn, Minister of Solidarity and Health, and proposes a new approach to supporting people in vulnerable situations. It offers four concrete proposals for a global approach.


February 11, 2019

« Midwives for life ». Projects honored in 2 publications

Adopting Digital Technology in Midwifery Practice – Experiences and Perspectives From Six Projects in Eight Countries (2014 – 2016)

Stronger together: midwifery twinning between Tanzania and Canada