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Medical Teams International Responds to Hurricane Laura

Medical Teams International
Non-profit Organization is Fundraising to Help MAP International Provide Critically Needed Disaster Health Kits (Portland, OR) August 28, 2020 – Medical Teams International, a humanitarian organization that responds to sudden emergencies globally, has partnered with MAP International to provide critically...

Medical Teams International Awarded $3.4 Million USD for Uganda from the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM)

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) August 19, 2020 – Medical Teams International is grateful to the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for its award of $3.4 million USD to support Medical Teams’ ongoing work to provide comprehensive and timely medical...

Medical Teams International Awarded $2.9 Million USD for Tanzania from the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM)

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) August 19, 2020 – Medical Teams International is grateful to the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for its award of $2.9 million USD to support Medical Teams’ ongoing work to provide comprehensive and timely medical...

Medical Teams International Responds to Tragic Explosion in Beirut

Medical Teams International
Non-profit Organization is Fundraising to Provide Critically Needed Medical Supplies (Portland, OR) August 7, 2020 – Medical Teams International, a humanitarian organization active in Lebanon, is mounting a response to help serve people and communities affected by the deadly explosion...

Fighting Coronavirus in Uganda and the U.S.: A Tale of Two Countries

Medical Teams International
Medical Teams International Offers Insights from Pandemic’s Front Lines (Portland, OR) JULY 20, 2020—In Uganda so far this July, the Ministry of Health has reported 1,062 COVID-19 cases and zero deaths. By contrast, in the United States, there have been...

Yakama Nation and Medical Teams Int'l Partner to Test Tribal Members for COVID-19

Medical Teams International
Partnering with WA Dept of Health & Yakima County Public Health (Seattle, WA) JULY 15, 2020— COVID-19 cases in Yakima County have now soared past 8,600, and Pacific Northwest-based Medical Teams International (Medical Teams) has been called on by the...

World Refugee Day and the Coronavirus Pandemic: Medical Teams International Calls for Increased Awareness, Empathy, and Action

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) JUNE 18, 2020—Medical Teams International, a global disaster response and humanitarian agency, is joining voices around the world in marking World Refugee Day this Saturday, June 20. Traditionally a day to acknowledge the strength and perseverance of 79.5...

Medical Teams International and Mary's Place Partner to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing

Karen Piatt
Women and Families to be Tested at Three Sites, June 17-19 (Seattle, WA) JUNE 16, 2020—Medical Teams International is partnering with Mary’s Place to provide free COVID-19 testing to individuals and families this Wednesday, June 17 through Friday, June 19....

Medical Teams Receives $200,000 Grant for COVID-19 Response from Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) JUNE 10, 2020— Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $200,000 for its international COVID-19 response from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP). The funds will be used to support Medical Teams’ prevention...

Medical Teams International Testing Veterans for COVID-19

Lee Keller
Non-profit to test vulnerable communities throughout Greater Seattle (Seattle, WA) JUNE 1, 2020—Today, Portland-based nonprofit Medical Teams International (Medical Teams) joined the Compass Housing Alliance to test homeless and at-risk veterans for COVID-19. This is being done by Medical Teams...

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

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...

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

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...
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