MSF Scientific Days – Asia 2022: Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

MSF Asia Scientific Days & International Conference on Medical Sciences (ICM) 2022 is a hybrid conference to showcase research, innovation, and experiences from treatment and humanitarian programmes across the region. The aim is to bring together researchers, practitioners, academics, senior scientists and patient representatives to catalyse improvements in the quality of care provided to patients and populations at risk.

This collaboration between MSF and the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, will enhance the dissemination of scientific findings to a larger audience while broadening professional networks. Through this partnership, we aim to support research and innovation at a field level, find efficiencies and create a culture of best practice, constantly improving the standards of care provided to those in our care.

The scientific sessions comprise research presentations in the form of oral posters and symposia covering topics of medical relevance.

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 2022 is a hybrid event happening on 4th August 2022.

Location: Faculty of Medical Sciences, USJ, Sri Lanka

 The conference will also be live-streamed for online audiences.

 Time07.30 – 17:30 IST / 02:00 – 12:00 UTC


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 Asia Scientific Days & ICM 2022 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
  • 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

07.30 – 17:30 IST / 02:00 – 12:00 UTC

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.

Registration 101

To attend MSF Scientific Days Asia 2022, you can register online here –

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 2022 is now open. You can register online here –

There is no admission fee or registration fee. Attending the conference is free of cost. 

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email.

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.

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