Medipeace members and supporters believe in universal access to quality healthcare. By providing humanitarian assistance and medical care to vulnerable populations, and by bringing public awareness to global efforts for universal access to health, they contribute to a world at peace and an increased solidarity between societies and peoples.
Medipeace aims at becoming one of the leading Asian humanitarian actors by 2020, providing assistance and quality health services to vulnerable populations around the globe, and in particular to groups damaged by conflict and war.
Medipeace is a medical humanitarian non-governmental organization.
Its main goal is to implement projects and activities to provide medical care, psycho-social support and general assistance to vulnerable populations facing a crisis or living in poverty. It pays a special attention to women and children, whose health is most at risk when living under difficult conditions.
Besides medical support, Medipeace members shall implement activities to improve access to food, shelter, clean water, sanitation, education, and economic development. Medipeace provides assistance to people in need regardless of their age, ethnicity or cultural origin, religion, nationality or political affiliation.
Medipeace values community participation and collaboration with other aid actors and local authorities.
Medipeace also plays a role in bringing about public awareness on global development issues related to access to health care and, for this purpose, organizes conferences and other events in the Republic of Korea and abroad. It collaborates with international research and academic institutions to study the needs of vulnerable populations and put forward solutions for improving their health, human rights and living conditions.
Principles and Values
- Universal Access to Healthcare
- World Peace
- Medical ethics
- Social Responsibility
- Community Participation
- Transparency and Accountability