MSF Scientific Days – Asia 2020: Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

MSF Scientific Days – Asia is a conference to showcase research, innovation, and experiences from treatment and humanitarian programmes across the continent. MSF Scientific Days bring together researchers, practitioners and academics to catalyse improvements in the quality of care provided to patients and populations at risk. 

By supporting research and innovation in our projects, MSF aims to improve outcomes, find efficiencies and create a culture of best practice, constantly improving the standards of care provided to our patients.

MSF Scientific Days – Asia caters to a multidisciplinary audience. The event has a mix of both MSF and non-MSF audiences.

The audiences comprise of medical specialists, students, researchers from universities and research/clinical institutions, medical/social/health journalists, NGOs, international organisations, and members from ministries, government bodies and civil society.

MSF Scientific Days – Asia 2020 is happening on 9 May 2020 (Saturday) at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

In addition to being a platform which brings together a range of experts to showcase their research, innovation, and experiences from treatment and humanitarian programmes across the continent, MSF Scientific Days – Asia also provides you an opportunity to:

  • Connect with people who are passionate about health and humanitarian medicine
  • Learn about new research that can help save lives better
  • Engage on ways to improve quality of care for the most vulnerable populations
  • Get inspired by innovations and experiences across Asia
  • Meet our humanitarian workers and hear their first-hand experiences from the field

MSF Scientific Days – Asia is a day-long event which is divided into sessions based on selected themes for the day. Under each theme, discussions take place on the research presented.

Additionally, MSF Scientific Days has key note sessions to stimulate ideas around existing humanitarian concerns.

We encourage you to attend the entire event. Discussions take place throughout the day, and as an attendee, you will get an opportunity to interact with presenters are regular intervals.

However, if you wish to attend a specific session you are welcome to do so. You will still be required to register for the event. We do not provide registration on the basis of sessions.

Event details, including the agenda is shared on the website as soon as it is finalised. You are encouraged to go through the agenda before attending the event.

The event provides ample opportunities during the day to interact with the presenters and other participants. We encourage you to build networks with other participants and use the platform for sharing of information.

The event is live streamed across the world and can be attended remotely. To watch MSF Sci Days Asia 2020, one can register online by clicking on this link- https://www.msfindia.in/event/msf-scientific-days-asia-2020/ and mark the option of live streaming while registering.

Registration 101

To attend MSF Scientific Days Asia 2020, you can register online here – https://www.msfindia.in/event/msf-scientific-days-asia-2020/.

We highly encourage you to register online in advance to secure your spot in the audience as there are a limited number of seats.

Registration to attend MSF Scientific Days Asia 2020 is now open. You can register online here – https://www.msfindia.in/event/msf-scientific-days-asia-2020/

There is no admission fee or registration fee. Attending the conference is free of cost. Lunch and tea is also provided to the attendees free of cost.

Please connect with the Thai Embassy of your respective countries for details and information on visa application process.

MSF does not charge any fee from those who wish to attend the event. However, MSF does not sponsor travel, accommodation or visa of those who wish to attend the event.

All costs have to be borne by the individual.

Once you register online, you will receive a confirmation email on your email id. You will also get regular updates leading up to the event.

Your email address and personal data provided during the registration process are kept confidential and not used for other purposes apart from sending you the updates and information about the Scientific Days and related events

No. Once you register, our database will include your name. On the day of the event, you will just have to mark your attendance at the registration desk.

The email confirmation that you will receive following registering online is a valid confirmation from our end. You will have to collect your name badge and delegate kit from the registration desk at the venue.

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