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Medical Teams International Braces for Ebola in Uganda

By Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
Congo’s Ebola outbreak and refugee crisis create perfect storm for cross-border surge in the disease PORTLAND, Ore. (Dec. 14, 2018) – Medical Teams International, the leading health organization providing screenings at all border crossings in Uganda, is preparing for Ebola to cross the border from...

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

By Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
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
 
Press Release
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
 
Press Release
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
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
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...

Medical Teams International Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement; Pledges to Match Donations Up to $20,000

By Medical Teams International
Medical Teams International Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement; Pledges to Match Donations Up to $20,000 Portland, Ore. – Nov. 22, 2017 – Medical Teams International, a leading global health and disaster relief organization, is once again joining #GivingTuesday, a day that harnesses the...

Update: Medical Teams International Establishes First Clinic to Combat Diarrheal Disease in Bangladesh Camp for Rohingya Refugees

By Medical Teams International
Update: Medical Teams International Establishes First Clinic to Combat Diarrheal Disease in Bangladesh Camp for Rohingya Refugees Refugees volunteering within communities to promote good hygiene practices Portland/Seattle – October 13, 2017–After a rapid appraisal of the deteriorating situation...

Update: Medical Teams International Escalates Response to Rohingya Refugee Crisis

By Medical Teams International
Update: Medical Teams International Escalates Response to Rohingya Refugee Crisis Portland/Seattle – September 28, 2017–After a rapid appraisal of the deteriorating situation in Bangladesh where an estimated 480,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar in a month, Medical Teams International is...

Microsoft launches Technology for Social Impact group, pledges to help 300k nonprofits move to the cloud

By Medical Teams International
Microsoft launches Technology for Social Impact group, pledges to help 300k nonprofits move to the cloud Sep 25, 2017 Cloud computing has quickly become an essential tool for businesses and governments across the world — but for many nonprofits that operate on a tight margin, moving to the...

Medical Teams International Responding to Myanmar Crisis

By Medical Teams International
Medical Teams International Responding to Myanmar Crisis Pacific NW-based nonprofit sending in people to assess the urgent situation Portland/Seattle – September 15, 2017– Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in the Asian nation of Myanmar, thousands are...

Medical Teams International Responds to Hurricane Harvey

By Medical Teams International
Medical Teams International Responds to Hurricane Harvey Pacific NW-based nonprofit sends hygiene kits to Houston Portland/Seattle – September 1, 2017– With shattering records of rainfall and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Medical Teams International (@MedicalTeams) is preparing shipments...
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