Rohingya Brace for Severe Weather
Summer brings with it the threat of unpredictable weather. In Bangladesh, this year’s weather has been particularly hard on the refugees. In the cramped quarters where they live, cold, damp conditions lead to life-threatening situations.
On High Alert, Ready for Ebola
Conflict in the Congo is forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, crossing over the border into Uganda. Medical Teams is the leading organization providing health screenings as refugees cross over.
Three Reasons Medical Supplies Save Lives in Guatemala
In Guatemala, where the most vulnerable people bear the highest burden for health care, medical supplies mean the difference between life and death. Read three reasons why.
Crossing Rivers, Saving Mothers
Despite the sweltering heat if rural Liberia, the dusty roads and callused heels, 10 women volunteer their time to save lives. Each day, they march miles to reach women in need of support.
The Miracle of Life
Kentia’s parents rushed her to the Medical Teams-supported hospital near their home within the Mtendeli refugee camp. “I thought my child would die soon,” her mother later confessed.
A Critical Time for Mozambique
Two weeks after Cyclone Idai smashed through Mozambique, causing extensive flooding, the true scale of the disaster is now emerging
After Years of Despair, A Syrian Woman Finds Her Purpose
Shaza is a young Syrian woman. Seven years ago, her life turned upside down. War destroyed her home and extinguished her dreams.
The Heartache and Happiness of Pregnant Women
When Nur Ankiz began feeling pain in her abdomen, she knew she was about to give birth. At first, the pain seemed normal to the mother of 12. It turned out to be anything but.
9 Ways to Pray on World Day of the Sick
Twenty-seven years ago, Pope John Paul II introduced World Day of the Sick. It’s a day to pray for those suffering from illness. Today, we invite you to join us in praying for the sick and their caregivers.
Power Presence: How Volunteering Heals
Not all pain is visible. It’s not as if anguish is something you can diagnose with a simple assessment—or treat with a pill. Hurt, after all, can cut scars far deeper than what we see with our eyes.