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Medical Teams International named “trustworthy organization” is a vetted COVID-19 Responder

By Medical Teams International
One of our core values at Medical Teams International is "We are Accountable." We believe it's important to show you exactly what your money is doing when you donate. You can have confidence that we put your donation to work right away to heal people in crisis. Now more than ever, in the middle...

Medical Teams International to Open COVID-19 Isolation Treatment Center in World’s Largest Refugee Camp

By Karen Piatt
 
Press Release
Isolation treatment center staff stand outside the clinic on the day of its inaugural ceremony, May 18, 2020. First Cases Confirmed Among Rohingya in Kutupalong, Bangladesh Refugee Camp (Portland, OR) MAY 19, 2020—With the first cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Kutupalong Refugee Camp in...

Medical Teams Puts Out Emergency Call for Dentists

By The Keller Group
 
Press Release
Medical Volunteers Also Needed in both Washington & Oregon (Portland, OR) MAY 18, 2020—With dental offices reopening this week in both Washington and Oregon, Portland-based nonprofit Medical Teams International (Medical Teams) is making an urgent call for volunteer dentists and dental...

RFP: Medical Teams Seeks Agency for Design Services & Project Implementation

By Medical Teams International
Medical Teams is looking for a new agency to visually tell our brand story in our U.S. office environments. This design implementation will occur in our headquarters in Portland, OR and our office in Seattle, WA. We are seeking an agency partner that has experience building a nonprofit or related...

Mobile Dental Van Supports Swedish COVID-19 Testing

By The Keller Group
Seattle, WA – (March 25, 2020)  As drive-thru screening sites become a valuable resource in the fight against COVID-19, Medical Teams International has dispatched one of its many Mobile Dental Clinic vans to support testing at Swedish Hospital Issaquah, reducing the burden on the emergency room and...

Medical Teams International Donates Personal Protection Supplies

By The Keller Group
First Shipments Left Portland Headquarters Today PORTLAND, Ore. (March 19, 2020) – As cases of COVID-19 continue to rapidly increase here and across the country, Medical Teams International (Medical Teams) today sorted and packed thousands of masks, gloves and other personal protection health...

Medical Teams President & CEO, Martha Holley Newsome, speaks at the Washington Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

By Medical Teams International
On Friday, March 6, 2020, Martha Holley Newsome presented the keynote address at the 79th annual Governor's Prayer Breakfast in Olympia, Washington. Modeled after the National Prayer Breakfast held annually in Washington, D.C., the Governor's Prayer Breakfast was created for leaders to meet together...

RFP: Medical Teams Seeks New Agency for Strategic Communications & Digital Marketing Services

By Medical Teams International
Medical Teams is looking for a new agency or agencies to support strategic communications and digital marketing. We are seeking an agency partner that has experience growing a nonprofit organization's profile internationally through communications, shares our values, and has experience in...

Medical Teams International Receives $350,000 Grant to Launch Response to Venezuelan Crisis

By Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
Grant received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will increase access to primary healthcare services for Venezuelan migrants in Colombia PORTLAND, Ore. – Medical Teams International received a $350,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to increase access to...

Medical Teams International Reveals their Top 19 Photos of Global Social Impact for 2019

By Medical Teams International
Tigard, OR – Medical Teams International is providing a window into the lives of people in crisis around the world. Working alongside well-renowned humanitarian photographers, the organization is giving a look into what life is like in refugee settlements and work sites around the world – from an...

Medical Teams International Commemorates 40 Years of ‘Love in Action’

By Medical Teams International
Pacific NW-based nonprofit to host Open House at exhibit representing life-saving work around the world Portland/Seattle –This month, Medical Teams International marks 40 years of delivering life-saving care to people in crisis with a commemorative event at the Real Life Exhibit in Portland on...

Medical Teams International Welcomes Dr. Dora Barilla to Board of Directors

By Medical Teams International
PORTLAND, Ore. – (October 31, 2019) Medical Teams International announced that Dr. Dora Barilla has been appointed to the organization’s board of directors. Dr. Barilla joins the Medical Teams board with twenty years of experience in public health policy. She has held various positions in the health...
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