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Medical Teams International, World Vision, and Airlink Partner to Ship Critically Needed Medical Supplies into Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

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(Portland, OR) May 11, 2021 – The conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has resulted in a full-scale humanitarian emergency with medical supplies to local hospitals and clinics cut off. The crisis is impacting tens of thousands of people urgently needing...

Medical Teams International Welcomes Mike Hogan as Vice President of Marketing & Development

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(Portland, OR) April 30, 2021 – Medical Teams International, a Pacific Northwest-based humanitarian organization, is pleased to announce that Mike Hogan is its new Vice President of Marketing & Development. Mike has extensive strategic leadership skills and the non-profit philanthropy...

Medical Teams International Names Sarah Hasselbeck to Board of Directors

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) April 16, 2021 – Medical Teams International, a global humanitarian relief organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Hasselbeck to its board of directors. Sarah will serve on the board’s marketing and development committee. Sarah graduated...

Medical Teams International Receives Approval to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine, Regence BlueShield named Strategic Funding Partner

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Press Release
(Seattle, WA) April 13, 2021 – Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Washington State Department of Health to begin distributing the COVID-19 vaccine in Washington. The organization’s staff and network of medical...

Medical Teams International Receives Approval to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon named Strategic Funding Partner

Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
(Portland, OR) April 1, 2021 – Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to begin distributing the COVID-19 vaccine in Oregon. The organization’s staff and network of medical volunteers...

Medical Teams International Treats Survivors of Massive Fire in World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

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Shelters, Health Clinics, and Other Essential Facilities Destroyed in Kutupalong, Bangladesh (Portland, OR) March 25, 2021 – On Monday, March 22, a massive fire broke out in the world’s largest refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh. Government response services, including fire...

Medical Teams International Stands with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

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The Medical Teams International community is deeply disturbed by the ruthless acts of violence this past week that killed eight women, six of Asian descent, in Atlanta, Georgia, and the thousands of other reported anti-Asian hate and gender-based crimes that...

Medical Teams International Receives Approval from Oregon Health Authority to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) March 17, 2021 – Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to begin distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. The organization’s staff and network of medical volunteers will administer...

Medical Teams International Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Medical Teams International
(Portland, OR) March 2, 2021 – Medical Teams International’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has...

Colombia: An Ethical COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Leaves No One Behind

Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
Bogota, Colombia – Malteser International and Medical Teams International express concern over the Colombian government’s announcement that migrants with irregular status will not be considered in the national vaccination roll-out. According to Migracíón Colombia, there are 1.76[1] million Venezuelan...

Medical Teams and Pro Refrigeration, Inc. Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Vulnerable Populations Locally

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Press Release
Pro Bono Services and Gifts-in-Kind from Pro Refrigeration Will Help Drive Charity’s Mission (Auburn, WA) January 8, 2021 – As COVID-19 cases increase rapidly and state and local authorities determine the vaccine rollout strategy, the non-profit Medical Teams International is...

Medical Teams International Awarded $1.35 million by USAID for Guatemala COVID-19 Emergency Response

Medical Teams International
 
Press Release
(Portland, OR) December 8, 2020—Medical Teams International is pleased to announce that it has been granted $1.35 million from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance for its COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response in Guatemala. The $1.35 million, plus an additional $50,000...
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