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March 19, 2019

The young mother drew the blanket close to shade her baby. The sun burned down on Susanna and the hundreds of others waiting patiently in line, hoping to see a doctor. Born just weeks before in rural Honduras, her baby boy was a gift from God. Her stomach throbbed in p...

January 10, 2019

Imagine living in Tennessee or North Carolina when a cold front dumps freezing rain on your town. Now imagine if you lived in a tent or make-shift hut with no heating and that same cold front blew through your city. Or worse, the rains swept your tent away. 

This is wha...

December 17, 2018

You can throw a rock from almost any street corner in America and hit a drugstore. While that may be a bit of an exaggeration, finding a CVS, Walgreens, or other pharmacy isn’t difficult. In fact, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, 90 percent o...

May 8, 2018

The second annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards will be presented by MAP International Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the Delta Flight Museum. 

To commend Bill Foege, a global hero best known for eradicating smallpox, the award honors individuals and organizations for the...

April 10, 2018

MAP International, funded by a grant from Georgia Baptist Healthcare Ministry Foundation (GBHCMF), announces the Atlanta launch of its pilot program to expand access to medicine in Georgia.

The first such partnership established in Atlanta with the Good Samaritan Health...

March 26, 2018

It’s a disease you do not hear a lot about in the US and hope you never do. Few children in this country die from diarrheal disease, yet is an illness with staggering statistics worldwide.

Consider this, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that...

February 16, 2018

The beautiful little girl from a farming village in the central highlands of Vietnam could not walk nor use her hands.

She was born without a right foot. The congenital disorder also caused severely deformed hands with fewer than five fingers.

Her parents carried her on...

February 8, 2018

Beginning today, MAP will be hosting its inaugural MAP International Partner Conference. 

MAP’s domestic and global partners are gathering to forge ideas on how to better serve each other and reach more people in need of medicine around the globe. Here is why their pa...

February 6, 2018

There are no cable news shows documenting their plight. You won’t see any emboldened weathermen doing live shots from the falling ash.

But today, half way around the world, 82,000 people are experiencing a disaster of epic proportions. One that is largely going unnotice...

January 30, 2018

Sunday was World Leprosy Day, a day that aims to raise awareness of a disease that many people believe to be extinct. The global elimination of leprosy  (i.e. a prevalence rate of less than 1 case per 10,000 people at the global level) was officially announced in 2000....

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