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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...

Medical Teams’ Healthy Women, Healthy World Motivates Portland Community to Take Action on Global Health Issues Affecting Women and Children

By Medical Teams International
 
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Philanthropic event raised $243,000 for global programs Portland, OR —Medical Teams International’s female-led Healthy Women, Healthy World hosted their fourth annual fundraiser luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Multnomah Athletic Club. The event is intended to inspire local Oregon...

Medical Teams’ Healthy Women, Healthy World Motivates Seattle Community to Take Action on Global Health Issues Affecting Women and Children

By Medical Teams International
Philanthropic event raised $147,000 for global programs Seattle, WA—Medical Teams International’s female-led Healthy Women, Healthy World hosted their third annual fundraiser luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. The event is intended to inspire local Washingtonian...

Syria Crisis: Medical Teams International Begins Disaster Response Assessment to Serve Vulnerable People Fleeing to Northern Iraq

By Medical Teams International
Tuesday, Oct. 22, Portland, OR — Earlier this month, Turkey announced the start of military operations in Northeastern Syria. Since then, airstrikes, heavy artillery and fighting on the ground have killed more than 146 civilians and more than 160,000 people have been forced to flee, including more...

$2.9 million USD granted to Medical Teams International to improve humanitarian health response for refugees in Tanzania

By Medical Teams International
 
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                                                                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR, 30 August 2019—Medical Teams International extends its gratitude to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for the...

$3.4 million USD granted to Medical Teams International to improve humanitarian health response for refugees in Uganda

By Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR, 30 August 2019—Medical Teams International extends its gratitude to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for the generous contribution of $3.4 million USD to...

Medical Teams International Announces New Vice President, Chief of Finance

By Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
PORTLAND/SEATTLE—Medical Teams International is pleased to announce Gayle Rietmulder, CPA, has joined the executive leadership team as Vice President, Chief of Finance. Bringing more than 20 years of experience in finance and human resources to Medical Teams from both the corporate and...

Medical Teams International Welcomes New Board Members

By Medical Teams International
 
News Article
Medical Teams International announced that over the past year, seven new members have joined its board of directors: Fred Gregory, Geoff Guilfoy, Michael Levelle, John E. Phillips, Sean Robbins, Beth Weibling and Gabe Winslow.

Deadly Ebola Outbreak in Uganda Raises Fears of Epidemic

By Medical Teams International
As Ebola Spreads from Congo to Uganda, Medical Teams Works Around the Clock to Protect People from a Deadly Epidemic PORTLAND, Ore. (June 12, 2019)–Uganda’s first case of Ebola has been confirmed by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO), marking the first case to be...

Compassion Force Combines Employee Engagement with Healing

By Medical Teams International
Portland—Technology leader Intel participated in a successful demo of Compassion Force, Medical Teams International’s new volunteer program kitting events. Around 60 Intel employees came to Medical Teams’ headquarters in Tigard, Ore., to pack more than 500 health essential kits for the local...

Corporate Partners Help Bring Life-Saving Care to Guatemala

By Medical Teams International
Shipments of medical supplies will continue making a life-saving impact in rural Guatemala thanks to ongoing partnerships with Providence St. Joseph Health, Becton Dickinson and Company, Medline industries and many others. Medical Teams ships critical equipment to hospitals in...

Medical Teams International Sends Assessment Team to Mozambique

By Medical Teams International
 
News Article
Cyclone Idai causes massive flooding; communities cut off  from essential and life-saving supplies PORTLAND, Ore. (March 22, 2019) – Following the devastating Cyclone Idai, which swept through Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe last week, Medical Teams International is sending an assessment team to...
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