Sanofi Espoir Foundation

The Sanofi Espoir Foundation was created in October 2010 to consolidate more than 20 years of commitment to national and international solidarity.

Its mission is to contribute to reducing health inequalities among populations that need it most by applying a socially responsible approach. Its action lines are focused on three key targets:

  • fighting childhood cancers in low-income countries,
  • improving maternal and newborn health,
  • improving access to care for the most vulnerable population in France.

The Foundation naturally responds to humanitarian emergencies, but focuses primarily on long-term partnerships to act on such recurrent issues as education and prevention, training and access to care.

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Health & Healthcare

Launch of Third My Child Matters Nurses Award
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. The aim is to reward and stimulate nurses' initiatives for projects that help fight against childhood cancer in the three areas of education, improving professional practice, and research.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Support for First-Line Aid to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

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. The cholera epidemic is part of this very deteriorated health situation and the spread of the disease cannot be prevented without decisive action to end it quickly.

Health & Healthcare

Providing Access to Healthcare for Displaced Populations in Libya
Tasked with responding to humanitarian emergencies in conflict zones, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation has decided to support a medical project undertaken by its long-standing partner, Première Urgence Internationale.

Social Impact & Volunteering

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. With the arrival of spring, humanitarian organizations fear the influx of new migrants into the area.

Diversity & Inclusion

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

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

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.

Health & Healthcare

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.

Health & Healthcare

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.

Health & Healthcare

10 Years Commitment to Fighting Childhood Cancer for the Sanofi Espoir Foundation
Childhood Cancer is one of the main cause of death for the children, every year 175,000 children are confronted with cancer. The five-year survival rate of children with cancer varies from 10 to 80% depending on the level of resources available in their country. Yet, there are effective therapeutic solutions for the majority of these cancers, if the diagnosis is made early and if the child is correctly taken into care.

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