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Three Reasons Medical Supplies Save Lives in Guatemala

Close your eyes and imagine a hospital. A few images will probably pop into your head. Clean white floors. Rooms filled with sterile, state-of-the-art equipment. Staff bustling about, treating patients. But walk through the stained hallways of the National Hospital…

Providence St. Joseph Health Partnership Continues in Guatemala

Medical Teams International is extending a multi-year partnership with Providence St. Joseph Health to continue serving remote communities in Guatemala. The partnership will help deliver life-changing health support for thousands of vulnerable Guatemalans. As part of the partnership, volunteer teams…

Three Years, Two Teams, One Boy

January 2015 The young boy stood among the small crowd, watchful of the visitors who’d entered the village. Among the girls wearing brightly colored huipiles and boys in their guayabera shirts, Daniel stood out because of the white towel covering his…

Sending Medicines when Hospitals are Gone.

The injured are left without medicines or supplies, and many who flee to safer places face impossibly expensive or nonexistent medical care…

Medical Shipment Arrives to War-Torn Clinics in Syria

Great news: Our shipment of urgently-needed medical supplies just made its way to Syria!

Reflections and Updates on our Partnership with Cambia

Last November, we followed Cambia employees Ivan Lebed and Cathi Row as they traveled to Uganda with Medical Teams to implement an Android app for medical records and patient data…

Widespread Violence in South Sudan Forces People to Flee

Today, just five years after the glimmering hope of the country’s independence, South Sudan’s situation grows critical as violence and conflict sweep the nation. Some of the worst crimes are being committed against those that are most vulnerable. Political conflict…

Shipment Welcomed by First Lady of Guatemala

Speaking to a throng of onlookers in Uspantán, Guatemala, the country’s First Lady Patricia Marroquin de Morales highlighted the urgent importance of medical supplies in rural Guatemala. They change lives. Morales, wife of newly elected Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales, was on hand…