Operational research

Bridging the gap between research and practice for climate adaptation.

Operational research enables MSF to scrutinize its initiatives and strategies, identifying successes and highlighting areas that need improvement. This systematic approach identifies best practices, enhances resource allocation and tailors responses to evolving challenges, ensuring effective and efficient healthcare delivery in diverse and often unpredictable settings.

Operational research is crucial for climate adaptation as it helps to evaluate interventions against different climate scenarios. For MSF, this can mean anticipating climate-sensitive health threats, optimizing resource usage and ensuring resilient healthcare infrastructure, all crucial for effective response in increasingly unpredictable environments.