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

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...

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

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

Medical Teams International
 
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                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR, 30 August 2019—Medical Teams International extends its gratitude to the...

Medical Teams International Announces New Vice President, Chief of Finance

Medical Teams International
 
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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...

Medical Teams International Welcomes New Board Members

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PORTLAND, Ore.—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. “I am thrilled that these...

Deadly Ebola Outbreak in Uganda Raises Fears of Epidemic

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...

Compassion Force Combines Employee Engagement with Healing

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...

Corporate Partners Help Bring Life-Saving Care to Guatemala

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 the Chicamán municipality...

Medical Teams International Sends Assessment Team to Mozambique

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...

Powerful Storm Displaces Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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...

Medical Teams International Braces for Ebola in Uganda

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...

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

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...
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