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 inside a clinic in Tanzania to a rooftop overlooking the largest refugee settlement in the world in Bangladesh.

From the rolling hills of Bangladesh to rural villages in Guatemala, we see the difference access to medical care has on displaced people around the world. Medical Teams relives the year through stories of real beneficiaries from their medical work sites. A mother in Tanzania whose daughter was near death with severe malaria gains access to the medicine that saved her daughter’s life. In Bangladesh, an expectant couple makes it through a complicated delivery thanks to volunteer doctors in refugee settlement clinics. A mother in Liberia whose babies stopped eating is at ease knowing that her children have access to the medical care and nutrition they need to survive.

For the full blog post, go to https://www.medicalteams.org/blog/the-top-19-photos-of-2019/. See below for the photos and captions.


About Medical Teams International

Founded in 1979, Medical Teams International provides life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees. We care for the whole person— physical, emotional, social and spiritual. Daring to love like Jesus, we serve all people—regardless of religion, nationality, sex or race. Because every person—no matter where they are or how desperate their situation—matters. Find Medical Teams International at medicalteams.org and on social media using @medicalteams.


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