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Medical Teams International Welcomes New Board Members

By Medical Teams International
 
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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
 
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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...

Powerful Storm Displaces Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

By Medical Teams International
 
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PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 10, 2019) – A powerful winter storm of heavy rain and snow has damaged homes and displaced Syrian war refugees living in Lebanon's informal settlements. In response to the extreme-weather conditions, Medical Teams International has mobilized its network of refugee health...

Medical Teams International Braces for Ebola in Uganda

By Medical Teams International
 
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Congo’s Ebola outbreak and refugee crisis create perfect storm for cross-border surge in the disease PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 17, 2018) – Medical Teams International, the leading health organization providing screenings at refugee border crossings into Uganda, is preparing for Ebola to cross the border...

Melissa Fleming Keynotes Second Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon in Seattle

By Medical Teams International
 
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World Faces Greatest Refugee Crisis Since World War II Seattle, WA— United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Head of Communications and Chief Spokesperson Melissa Fleming today served as keynote speaker for the Healthy Women, Healthy World luncheon at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Medical Teams...

Medical Teams International Hosts Healthy Women, Healthy World Luncheon Featuring UNHCR’s Melissa Fleming

By Medical Teams International
 
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World Faces Greatest Refugee Crisis Since World War II Portland, OR—United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Head of Communications and Chief Spokesperson Melissa Fleming today served as keynote speaker for the sold-out Healthy Women, Healthy World luncheon at the Multnomah Athletic Club....

Medical Teams International Announces New Executive Director for U.S. Programs

By Medical Teams International
 
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Cindy Johnson Breilh to lead U.S. Programs division with focus on strengthening Mobile Dental Program Portland/Seattle—Medical Teams International kicks off National Dental Hygiene Month with new leadership: Cindy Johnson Breilh will lead the U.S. Programs division, continuing to strengthen the...

Medical Teams International President and CEO Honored with Global Impact Award

By Medical Teams International
 
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Martha Holley Newsome, President and CEO of Medical Teams International, receives the Global Impact Award from Craig Wessel, publisher of the Portland Business Journal. Martha Holley Newsome, Medical Teams International’s president and CEO, has been awarded the Portland Business Journal’s Health...

Medical Teams International Responds to Hurricane Florence

By Tyler Graf
 
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Pacific NW-based nonprofit sends disaster health kits in hurricane’s path Portland/Seattle—With more than one million people ordered to evacuate the southeastern United States this week in the face of Hurricane Florence, Medical Teams International (@MedicalTeams) is partnering with local...
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