AMP Fact Sheet

Founded in 1972, the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) is a French nonprofit organization ("association loi 1901") dedicated to promoting preventive medicine and public health in sub-Saharan Africa and low- and middle-income countries worldwide. In collaboration with diverse public- and private-sector partners, AMP supports countries to develop evidence-based, sustainable immunization policies and to strengthen their public health and immunization systems. Based in Paris, France, with multiple field offices, the organization is chaired by Philippe Stoeckel and led by Executive Director Alfred da Silva and Scientific Director Bradford Gessner, with support from a diverse leadership team.   

Mission & Values


AMP is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of those most in need across the globe. Along with our public- and private-sector partners, we aim to:


Focus Areas



Paris, France

Liaison Office:

Ferney-Voltaire, France

Regional Office:

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Country Offices:

Cotonou, Benin
Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Dapaong, Togo
Hanoi, Vietnam


Number of Employees: approximately 70
Geographic Reach: AMP operates in more than 30 countries worldwide, with a historic focus on sub-Saharan (Francophone) Africa

Funding Sources

AMP is primarily funded by foundations (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Institut Pasteur), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the pharmaceutical industry.